24 hours in Donbas: Four Ukrainian soldiers wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

Mines hit Novotroitske, Lebedynske and Zaitsevo
23:58, 26 April 2018

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Since Thursday morning till 6 p.m., four Ukrainian servicemen sustained combat injuries in the combat area in eastern Ukraine

The Ukrainian military observed mortar strikes in the area of Novotroitske, Donetsk region; in this sector, the enemy also used IFVs, RPGs and small arms to open fire.

82 and 120 mm mines hit Lebedynske; RPG fire was reported near Avdiivka, Mariinka and Kamyanka.

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The enemy opened fire from large-caliber machineguns near Nevelske and Talakivka. Small arms fire was observed in the vicinities of Lomakyno and Opytne. Hostile snipers shot at Ukrainian positions not far from Novomykhailivka.  

Fighters of illegal armed units in Donetsk region shot at residential quarters in Zaitsevo. According to the local police department's press service, the militants damaged nine houses in this area. 

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'The attack began at 9 a.m. Currently, there are nine houses that sustained damage; two units of cattle are wounded. No injuries among civlians reported,' the message says.

The police now decide whether to open the criminal case under the respective article of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ('terrorist act'). 

Related: 24 hours in Donbas: 33 attacks performed

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