Attacks on Ukrainian Army in Donbas intensify at night

Source : 112 Ukraine

Militants use 82, 120-mm mines
08:17, 17 September 2017

Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

In 24 hours Russia-backed militants in the Donbas cofnlict zone opened fire 35 times, and the attacks intensified after 6 pm, according to the Ukrainian Army HQ.

Ukrainian Army opened return fire to almost half of the attacks. No casualties among Ukrainian soldiers occurred.

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In Donetsk sector, the terrorists attacked Ukrainian soldiers in Avdiivka industrial zone with grenade launchers, small arms and 82-mm mines. They also opened fire near Mayorsk and Pisky.

In Mariupol sector, the mercenaries fired 82-mm mines near Shyrokine and Pavlopol, and Ukrainian Army positions near Bohdanivka, Vodiane, and Starohnativka were attacked with grenade launchers.

In Luhansk sector, the Ukrainian soldiers were attacked with mines near Krymske, while Near Novotoshkivske, 82 and 120-mm mines were used.

As it was reported earlier, 10 attacks were reported in Donbas from midnight to 6 pm yesterday.

Related: 68 civilians killed, 315 injured in Donbas in 2017

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