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 One Ukrainian soldier wounded in past day, 19 attacks recorded, - HQ

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Late on Sept. 20, the situation in the anti-terrorist operation area somewhat aggravated.

This was announced by ATO HQ press office on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"In the evening, militants fired for several hours on our strongpoints in the area of the Avdiivka industrial zone, using various types of grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. At around 6 p.m., one Ukrainian serviceman got a gunshot wound. The enemy used machine gun three times against our positions around Pisky and twice - near Maiorsk, Zaitseve, Nevelske," the HQ reports.

In the Mariupol sector, Russian hybrid troops fired 14 mortars (82-mm) in the vicinity of Pavlopil and Shyrokyne, used heavy machine gun outside Vodiane.

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In the Luhansk sector, no breaches of the cease-fire have been reported.

"Overall in the past day, Russian hybrid forces violated the truce 19 times with ATO forces returning fire with non-proscribed weapons almost half the time. One Ukrainian defender was wounded in combat," the report says.

On Sept. 19, Russian mercenaries opened fire upon Ukrainian army positions 23 times.
 
 
 
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