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 One serviceman killed, nine wounded in 50 attacks in past day, - ATO HQ

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Over the past day, Russian-terrorist forces committed 50 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area. One military was killed, nine received injuries.

Censor.NET reports referring to the latest update by the ATO HQ press center.

In the Donetsk sector, militants fired 120 mm and 82 mm mortars on Ukrainian troops near Kamianka, 120 mm mortars on defenders of Nevelske and Troitske, grenade launchers on positions outside Luhanske, 120 mm and 82 mm mortars and grenade launchers on strong points around Verkhniotoretske, 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on defenders of Avdiivka. Attacks on positions near Zaitseve and Pisky involved 82 mm mortars, IFV weaponry, grenade launchers and small arms, strongholds outside Novhorodske were hit by heavy machine guns and small arms.

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"In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, various types of grenade launchers and small arms on positions near Pavlopil. The enemy employed 122 mm guns, 120 mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms on strong points outside Hnutove. Using 82 mm mortars, IFV weaponry, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, militants pounded marines' positions around Vodiane. Defenders of Krasnohorivka were caught in mortar (120 mm and 82 mm), grenade launcher and machine gun fire, various types of grenade launchers were used against defenders of Shyrokyne and Chermalyk. The enemy fired 82 mm mortars and anti-tank grenade launchers on positions near Marinka, small arms - on strong points near Hranitne. Enemy snipers operated in the vicinity of Novotroitske," the report says.

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In the Luhansk sector, militants sprayed positions outside Novozvanivka with 122 mm artillery systems. Defenders of Krymske were hit by 120 mm mortars and grenade launchers, defenders of Troitske - by 82 mm mortars and grenade launchers. Anti-tank grenade launchers were used against strong points around Zhovte, positions outside Stanytsia Luhanska and Valuiske came under grenade launcher and small arms fire. Small arms were used against defenders of Donets.

"In some cases, when there was an immediate threat to the life and health of servicemen, commanders ordered to return fire," the headquarters reported.
 
 
 
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