: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Ukraine reports 37 Russian attacks in Donbas in last day

Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 37 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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The Ukrainian army recorded 24 militant attacks in the Mariupol sector alone. The enemy used banned 152mm cannon artillery systems twice near the villages of Berdianske and Shyrokyne. Mortars of various calibers, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms were used to shell the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Hnutove, Vodiane, Shyrokyne, Novotroyitske, and Pavlopil. Additionally, a sniper was active in Novotroyitske, Pavlopil, and Maryinka.

In the Luhansk sector, the occupiers repeatedly fired mortars on the village of Novozvanivka, as well as smaller caliber weapons on the villages of Syze and Novo-Oleksandrivka.

In the Donetsk sector, Russia`s hybrid military force opened fire on the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Novhorodske and Luhanske.



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