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 Russian militants already committed 50 attacks on Ukrainian troops’ positions today, wounded one soldier, - Staff

The situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone remains tense. One Ukrainian soldier has been wounded as Russian occupation forces have committed 50 attacks in the Donbas from the beginning of the day.

Censor.NET reports citing the latest update by the ATO Staff press center.

"Positions of Ukrainian soldiers in Mariupol direction came under greatest number of attacks today. Marines deployed in Shyrokyne, Hnutove and Vodiane were shelled with 122 mm artillery and 120 mm mortars. Defenders of Pavlopil came under strikes with 122 mm artillery. 120 and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers and machine guns were employed against marines in Vodiane.

"The Russian terrorists also used ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft guns, IFV weapons, grenade launchers of various systems and large-caliber machine guns near Shyrokyne. Attacks of the enemy snipers were recorded on the outskirts of Novotroitske village. Marinka checkpoint was fired upon with small arms.

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"In Donetsk direction, the enemy shelled positions in the vicinity of Luhanske, Troitske, and Zaitseve with 82 mm mortars. The enemy fired upon the defenders of Butivka mine and Luhanske village with IFV weapons and large-caliber machine guns. The defenders of Avdiivka and Verkhniotoretske came under grenade launcher strikes. The enemy snipers intensified attacks near Avdiivka and Novotroitske.

"In Luhansk direction, the Russian terrorists fired upon our positions near Krymske village with 120 mm and 82 mm mortars and large-caliber machine guns. Positions near Verkhniotoretske were shelled with 120 mm mortars.

"Ukrainian servicemen opened retaliation fire to suppress the enemy attacks," the situation report reads.

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