20 attacks on Ukrainian Army in Donbas, 3 soldiers injured over 24 hours

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Ukrainian soldiers opened return fire to twelve of the attacks
08:22, 1 October 2017

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The situation in the Donbas conflict zone remained tense on September 30, but is controlled by the Ukrainian soldiers, the Ukrainian Army HQ reports.

Donetsk sector was the hot spot. After 6 pm, the Russia-backed militants used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms to attack Ukrainian soldiers in Avdiivka. Ukrainian strongholds near Butivka mine, Nevelske, and Mayorsk were attacked with heavy machine guns and small arms.

In Mariupol sector, the enemy used heavy machine guns near Lebedynske and Vodiane. At around 9 pm, Ukrainian positions near Shyrokyne were under attack for an hour. Here the terrorists used 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.

Overall the militants broke the cease-fire 20 times. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded, and two more were injured.

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