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 Russian terrorists attacked Ukrainian troops 36 times yesterday, used heavy artillery, IFVs, - Staff

The Russian occupation forces committed 36 attacks on positions of the Ukrainian defenders over the past 24-hour period.

Censor.NET reports citing the latest update by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) Staff press center as at 6 a.m. Nov. 1.

According to the Staff, 17 provocations were recorded in Mariupol direction: "The enemy fired at the strong points of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Hranitne, Lebedynske, Hnutove, and Novotroitske with large-caliber machine guns, grenade launchers, and small arms. The terrorists also employed IFV weapons against Ukrainian troops' positions in the vicinity of Berezne."

It is reported that the militants committed strikes with 120 mm mortars on the outskirts of Stepne and shelled Shyrokyne and Krasnohorivka with 82 and 120 mm mortars.

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"Nine cases of truce breach were recorded in Luhansk direction. The enemy employed grenade launchers and small arms against the ATO forces at Nyzhnioteple and Lopaskyne, while the defenders of Krymske came under strikes with 120 and 122 mm cannon artillery and mortars," the situation report reads.

The Staff also said 10 attacks took place in Donetsk direction: "The Russian occupation troops fired upon the Ukrainian soldiers near Luhanske with IFV guns and employed 82 mm mortars, machine guns, grenade launchers, and small arms against Ukrainian troops' positions on the outskirts of Avdiivka, Butivka mine and Verkhniotoretske."

As reported, the Russian militants attacked the Ukrainian Army positions using anti-tank missiles, infantry fighting vehicles, and heavy artillery 54 times on Oct. 30.
 
 
 
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