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 No casualties in the Ukrainian army yesterday, 24 attacks by Russian troops recorded, - ATO HQ

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On Oct. 6, Russian militants continued conducting armed provocations against the Ukrainian army in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area. Their major activities were focused in Donetsk direction.

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

HQ reported that in the evening and night, Russian occupation troops sheled ATO forces' positions in Maiorsk, Avdiivka and Opytne two times, using large caliber machine guns and grenade launchers. The occupants used the same weapons to attack defenses in Butivka mine. In Zaitseve area, Ukrainian troops came under IFV weapon fire.

In Luhansk direction, pro-Russian mercenaries attacked Ukrainian positions two times, using 82 mm mortars in Lobacheve and anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms in Stanytsia Luhanska, Valuiske, and Krymske.

Read more: Two Ukrainian fighters wounded in combat yesterday, - ATO HQ

In Prymorske direction, Russian mercenaries employed grenade launchers and large caliber machine guns in Shyrokyne, Pavlopil and Vodiane area. In Berezove vicinity, the enemy fired grenade launchers, large caliber machine guns, and IFV weapon.

A total number of cease-fire violations by Russian troops yesterday reached 24 times. The Ukrainian military retaliated 17 times, using weapons non banned by the Minsk agreements. No combat casualties are reported among the Ukrainian fighters.

On Oct. 4, Russian hybrid troops attacked Ukrainian army positions 19 times.
 
 
 
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