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 Three Ukrainian soldiers wounded as terrorists mortared positions near Vodiane, Avdiivka, Verkhniotoretske, Zaitseve, Kamianka, Katerynivka, - ATO HQ

The Russian-terrorist forces tried to invite retaliation of Ukrainian troops by committing attacks on their positions along the entire contact line. Three soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were wounded as the enemy fired upon their strong points 29 times today. Previous casualty report about four wounded Ukrainian servicemen proved to be incorrect.

Censor.NET reports citing the latest update by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) press center.

"In Prymorske direction, the enemy employed 120 mm mortars, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms against the defenders of Vodiane village. The troops deployed near Pavlopil were fired upon with anti-tank grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns. Marines deployed on the outskirts of Shyrokyne, Hnutove, and Talakivka were attacked with small arms.

"The enemy employed 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, and large-caliber machine guns against positions in the vicinity of Avdiivka, Verkhniotoretske, Zaitseve, and Kamianka in Donetsk direction. The strong points near Pisky were fired upon with grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns.

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"In Luhansk direction, the Russian occupation troops shelled defenders of Katerynivka with 120 mm mortars and automatic grenade launchers.

"The militants employed grenade launchers and small arms against defenders of Popasna," the situation report reads.

Spokesperson for the ATO Headquarters Yaroslav Chepurnyi told Censor.NET that the report on four wounded Ukrainian fighters made around 3:30 p.m. today was incorrect.

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