3 soldiers wounded in Donbas over day

Source : 112 Ukraine

14 attacks on Ukrainian positions were reported in Donbas since midnight
23:54, 8 September 2017

Open source

The situation in the Donbas conflict zone is again tense. The militants were most active in Donetsk and Mariupol sectors, the Ukrainian Army HQ informs.

In Donetsk sector, the militants attacked the Ukrainian Army positions near Avdiivka four times, near Zaitseve – two times, and another attack was reported near Butivka mine.

The situation was most tense in Mariupol sector. Russia-backed terrorists attacked Ukrainian strongholds near Pavlopil and Shyrokyne. Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded when mercenaries fired from grenade launchers near Maryinka and Krasnohorivka. Another Ukrainian soldier was wounded near Maryinka by an enemy sniper.

In Luhansk sector, a grenade launcher was used near Krymske.

Overall 14 attacks on Ukrainian positions were reported since midnight.

The Ukrainian Army notes they not only defend the territory, but also help renovate Donbas’s infrastructure. Since August, Ukrainian soldiers cooperated with OSCE and Red Cross representatives on ensuring security when water pipes were being repaired.

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