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 No casualties among Ukrainian military yesterday, 26 attacks by Russian troops recorded, - ATO HQ

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Yesterday, Oct. 8, Russian militants in the anti-terrorist operation area (ATO) increased the number of attacks upon Ukrainian positions in the Donbas. The enemy mostly used grenade launchers and small arms.

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

The HQ said that in the evening in Donetsk direction, Russian mercenaries attacked Ukrainian positions in Avdiivka, Pisky, Maiorsk, Luhanske, and Butivka mine with grenade launchers and large caliber machine guns. Ukrainian military retaliated.

In Luhansk direction, Russian occupation groups were shelling Ukrainian positions in Krymske vicinity with 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers, machine guns, and small arms. ATO force's defenses in Triokhizbenka came under grenade launcher fire of the enemy two times, in Novooleksandrivka and Popasna once.

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In Prymorske direction, the intensity of shelling decreased by the end of the day. At around 8 p.m., the enemy employed automated grenade launcher in Marinka vicinity.

A total of 26 attack by Russian hybrid troops were recorded yesterday. Ukrainian military retaliated 19 times. No casualties among ATO fighters were recorded, the report reads.

Earlier, on Oct. 7 Russian troops opened fire upon Ukrainian army positions 19 times.
 
 
 
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