: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Ukraine reports 54 Russian shellings in Donbas in last day: 1 soldiers killed, 7 wounded


Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 54 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and seven as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired 120mm and 82mm mortar, grenade launchers and small arms on the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Vodiane, Hnutove and Shyrokyne.

The militants also used grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Maryinka.

The Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Pavlopil and the town of Krasnohorivka came under fire from anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. The enemy also fired heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian positions in the village of Novohryhorivka, as well as small arms near the villages of Lebedynske and Chermalyk. Additionally, enemy snipers were active near Maryinka, and the villages of Bohdanivka and Vodiane.

In the Donetsk sector, the Russian occupation forces opened fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Verkhniotoretske and Opytne.

The invaders used grenade launchers near Butivka coal mine, while heavy machine guns were used near the village of Troyitske.

Furthermore, the enemy shelled heavy machine guns and small arms near the villages of Kamianka and Pisky.

In the Luhansk sector, the Russian-backed mercenaries fired 120mm mortars on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Katerynivka and Troyitske.

Grenade launchers, 82mm mortars and heavy machine guns were used near the village of Novozvanivka.

Moreover, the enemy used grenade launchers of various systems against the defenders of the town of Popasna, and the villages of Krymske, Valuiske and Stanytsia Luhanska, as well as small arms against the defenders of the village of Lobacheve.


See also: OSINT group identifies more Russians from a special forces battalion of the Russian 8th Mountain Motorized Rifle Brigade in Donbas

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