Ukraine forces attacked 31 times in last day; shelled from tanks, mortars in Mariupol sector

Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 31 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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”In the Mariupol sector, the militants opened fire from mortars on the village of Shyrokyne and the town of Krasnohorivka, infantry fighting vehicles on the villages of Novohryhorivka, Vodiane and Talakivka, as well as rocket-propelled grenades on the village of Novotroyitske. They also used tank shells on Shyrokyne. Additionally, a sniper was active in Novotroyitske and the town of Maryinka,” the report says.

In the Donetsk sector, Russia`s hybrid military force fired 120mm and 82mm mortars and grenade launchers on the town of Avdiyivka. Later, they used grenade launchers of various types on the villages of Opytne and Kamianka.

In the Luhansk sector, the occupiers fired mortars on the villages of Krymske, Balka Kosharna and Novozvanivka. The village of Stanytsia Luhanska came under fire from rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns.

A Ukrainian soldier was killed and another two were wounded in action in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in eastern Ukraine in the last 24 hours

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