Attacks on Ukrainian Army in Donbas intensify at night

Source : 112 Ukraine

One soldier was wounded over day amid 19 reported attacks
08:18, 8 October 2017

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The situation in the Donbas conflict zone yet again intensified at night, the Ukrainian Army HQ reports.

In Donetsk sector, Ukrainian soldiers in Avdiivka were attacked with grenade launchers, machine guns, and small arms. The Russia-backed mercenaries also attacked near Mayorsk and Zairseve, while one Ukrainian soldier was wounded near Pisky.

Related: Surkov and Volker discussed UN draft resolution on Donbas proposed by Russia

In Mariupol sector, the militants used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns near Vodiane, Hnutove, and Starohnativka. An 82-mm mine was fired near Talakivka.

Attacks in Luhansk sector have intensified as well. The militants attacked Ukrainian strongholds near Tryberezivka with grenade launchers and an 82-mm mortar. Grenade launchers were also used near Krymske.

Overall 19 attacks on the Ukrainian Army were reported, with Ukrainian soldiers opening return fire to 11 of them.

Related: Militants attack Ukrainian Army with arms banned by Minsk agreements

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