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 Ukrainian soldiers repelled militants’ attack near Avdiivka on Christmas Eve, - Defense Ministry

A clash between the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the pro-Russian troops reported near Avdiivka 30 minutes after midnight.

Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Defense Ministry.

"The militants' sabotage unit (up to ten soldiers) came to our positions at a distance of one hundred meters and opened fire. Thanks to the coordinated actions of Ukrainian soldiers the militants' attack was repelled and the enemy retreated," the report reads.

No casualties among Ukrainian servicemen reported.

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It was reported about 42 militants' attacks at Ukrainian soldiers' positions over past 24 hours.
 
 
 
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