Donbas conflict: 12 attacks by Russia-backed militants

Source : 112 Ukraine

No artillery use over the last 24 hours reported
23:58, 6 October 2016

‘Since midnight till 6 p.m. October 6, we got reports about 12 cases of gunfire directed at Ukrainian army positions by the Russian occupant forces,’ reads the message at the Defense Ministry’s website.

Most of the attacks took place in the Mariupol sector. Russia-backed militants used mostly small arms and grenade launchers. An enemy sniper shot at Ukrainian outpost near Pavlopol. In Avdiivka (Donetsk sector), they opened fired from RPGs and large-caliber machineguns.

In Luhansk region, 4 attacks took place – in Novoolexandrivka, Novozvanivka, Popasna and Stanytsia Luhanska.

One Ukrainian soldier was killed, another one was wounded and one more was shell-shocked over the past 24 hours.

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