Donbas: 66 attacks on Ukrainian positions over last 24 hours

Source : 112 Ukraine

Three servicemen were killed, another ten were wounded
08:00, 17 February 2017

Avdiivka, Donetsk region, remains the key flashpoint on the map of the embattled Donbas. Over the last 24 hours, Russia-backed mercenaries opened fire from tanks and mortars to shell Ukrainian army outposts and residential blocks in this area.

Kamyanka, Pisky, Zaitsevo, Verkhnyotoretske (all in Donetsk region) were shelled from mortars and RPGs; small arms were used in these areas, too. A hostile sniper fired in Zaitseve.

In Luhansk region, enemy units used 120 and 82 mm mortars to attack Krymske. Grenade launchers and small arms fire was reported in Lobachevo, Novozvanivka, Stanytsia Luhanska and Novoolexandrivka.

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