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 One Ukrainian soldier wounded as Russian proxies shelled positions with heavy artillery, mortars, - ATO HQ

The Russian-terrorist forces continue committing armed provocations against the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) troops. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in 22 militants’ attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine today.

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

"In Prymorske direction, the illegal armed groups fired upon our strongpoints near Shyrokyne, Vodiane, Pavlopil, Hnutove and Chermalyk with small arms and grenade launchers of various systems.

"Besides, the enemy shelled positions on the outskirts of Pavlopil with 120 mm mortars and blanketed positions near Shyrokyne with 122 mm cannons.

"The enemy fired upon the Ukrainian soldiers defending Marinka with large-caliber machine guns. Sniper attacks were also recorded near this village. 82 mm mortars, anti-aircraft guns and small arms were employed against Krasnohorivka.

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"In Donetsk direction, the militants used an anti-tank missile system near Zaitseve in the morning. On the same section of the front, the Russian-terrorist troops shelled positions near Novoselivka Druha with grenade launchers and used small arms near Nevelske. Defenders of Pisky village came under strikes with 120 and 82 mm mortars and grenade launchers.

"The intensity of attacks in Luhansk direction somewhat decreased. However, the enemy shelled a stronghold of the ATO forces near Krymske with grenade launchers, 82 mm mortars and 122 mm artillery.

"The illegal armed groups also fired upon the Ukrainian soldiers deployed near Novotoshkivske with grenade launchers. An enemy sniper attacks were also recorded in the vicinity of this village," the situation report reads.

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