: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Russian troops attacked Ukraine 54 times in last day, fired artillery in Luhansk region

Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 54 times in the past 24 hours, including 32 in the Mariupol sector, 16 barrages in the Luhansk sector, and eight in the Donetsk sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired from small arms, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles, as well as 82mm and 120mm mortars on the towns of Krasnohorivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Taramchuk, Talakivka, Novotroyitske, Berezove, Lebedynske, Shyrokyne, Pavlopil and Stepne.

”In the Luhansk sector, Russia`s hybrid military forces opened fire from small arms, infantry fighting vehicles, and 120mm mortars toward the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska, Zhovte, Krymske, Novo-Oleksandrivka and Balka Kosharna. The enemy also used 122mm self-propelled artillery systems in the village of Kalynove and the town of Popasna,” the report says.

In the Donetsk sector, the occupiers fired from heavy machine guns, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles and 82mm and 120mm mortars on the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Luhanske, Zaitseve and Novhorodske, the headquarters said.


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