16 attacks in Donbas conflict zone, one Ukrainian soldier injured

Source : 112 Ukraine

Compared to previous days, militants have somewhat reduced the number of attacks, but they continue to use weapons of prohibited caliber
08:06, 10 August 2017

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Illegal armed groups in Donbas have violated the ceasefire regime 16 times over the past day. As a result of the shelling, one Ukrainian soldier was injured. This was reported by Ukrainian Army HQ in Facebook.

"Militants shelled Ukrainian positions 6 times in Luhansk area yesterday morning from different types of weapons from Kalynove village, and after 18:00 the enemy's activity moved to the Mariupol area. They shelled near Starohnativka and Talakivka from 82 mm mortars and used 120-mm mortar in the area of Vodyane, Pavlopil and Hnutove, "the report said.

Related: Three Ukrainian soldiers killed, nine injured in Donbas

At about 21:00 militants attacked ATO positions from Grad. At least 27 shells fell in the Shyrokyne area and 15 near Vodyane, the headquarters report. In the Donetsk sector, in the evening, illegal armed groups shelled Ukrainian positions on the southern outskirts of Avdiivka and at Butivka mine for almost 2 hours from different types of weapons.

"It should be mentioned that Ukraine’s Army each time give and will give a hard answer to constant fire provocations of the enemy. Our troops are constantly in full combat readiness, the moral and psychological state of the fighters allows performing most complicated operations to protect the country from the aggressor,” the HQ said.

As it was reported earlier situation escalated in Luhansk sector in Donbas. Militants are using ICVs, mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.

Related: Around ten Czechs fight alongside Donbas militants in Ukraine, - ambassador

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