: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Ukraine reports 84 enemy attacks in Donbas with using heavy artillery, mortars and tanks

Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 84 times in the past 24 hours with one Ukrainian soldier reported 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 invaders fired 122mm artillery systems on the village of Shyrokyne, as well as 120mm and 82mm mortars on the villages of Vodiane, Hnutove, Novotroyitske and Pavlopil. Grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms were also used to shell the villages of Talakіvka, Pavlopil, Vodiane, Novotroyitske, Shyrokyne and Hnutove. Additionally, the occupiers opened fire from infantry fighting vehicles on the villages of Shyrokyne, Vodiane and Lebedynske. A sniper was active in Talakivka. Moreover, in the Donetsk sector, an enemy tank repeatedly fired on the town of Avdiyivka,” the headquarters said.

The Russian occupation forces also fired 120mm and 82mm mortar shells on Avdiyivka and the villages of Troyitske, Novoluhanske, Luhanske, Verkhniotoretske, Opytne, Vodiane and Butivka coal mine.

Russian troops were conducting active fire in the vicinity of the Svitlodarsk bulge, in Horlivka perimeter and near Donetsk airport yesterday. The enemy lunched about 100 mortar shells at the position near Svitlodarsk bulge during the day.

In addition, they fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the villages of Pisky, Zaitseve, Luhanske, Kamianka and Troyitske.

In the Luhansk sector, the enemy used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns firing at the villages of Novo-Oleksandrivka, Stanytsia Luhanska and Valuiske. Furthermore, a sniper was working in the village of Lobacheve.

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