Pro-Russian hybrid forces attacked the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 61 times over the past 24 hours. Four Ukrainian servicemen were wounded, Censor.NET reports citing ATO Headquarters.
In the Prymorske sector, the militants attacked Ukrainian positions 33 times. Vodiane strongholds came under 120 mm mortar and 122 mm cannon artillery fire. The vicinity of Vodiane and Shyrokyne were fired from IFV weaponry, 82 mm mortars and small arms. The militants fired at Hnutove from anti-aircraft guns. The militants also fired at Ukrainian positions near Mykolaivka, Pavlopil and Chermalyk from small arms, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and 82 mm mortars. Marinka strongholds were attacked with IFV weaponry, 120 and 82 mm mortars.
In the Luhansk sector, eight militants' attacks were recorded over the past 24 hours. Late in the evening, the militants fired at Ukrainian positions near Novozvanivka from 122 mm cannons and 82 mm mortars. Troitske strongholds were attacked with tanks and 120 mm and 82 mm mortars. Ukrainian positions near Krymske came under IFV weaponry and 82 mm mortar fire.
Twenty attacks were reported in the Donetsk sector. The pro-Russian hybrid forces were most active in the vicinity of Avdiivka and Svitlodarsk salient. The militants fired at Avdiivka suburbs from small arms, grenade launchers, 82 and 120 mm mortars. Four civilians were killed and one was seriously injured as 122 mm shell hit a residential house. The militants fired at Ukrainian positions near Novoluhanske from small arms, grenade launchers, 120 mm mortars and BM-21 Grad rocket system. Pisky, Verkhniotoretske, Kamianka, Zaitseve, Luhanske and Troitske strongholds came under militants' fire. The militants used small arms, grenade launchers, 82 and 120 mm mortars and IFV weaponry.
ATO forces repelled militants' attacks in order to preserve life and health of Ukrainian soldiers and civilians, ATO HQ said.
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