Donbas conflict: 20 attacks reported over the day

Source : 112 Ukraine

The militants continue to attacks ATO forces even on New Year's Eve
22:47, 31 December 2016

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In the ATO area pro-Russian militants fired on the positions of Armed Forces of Ukraine in Mariupol direction from the 122-millimeter artillery, and near Mariinka sniper led fire. It is reported by the press center of the ATO headquarters.

"The occupants have continued shelling our positions in all directions. In Mariupol from 122-millimeter artillery, they fired in the direction of our positions in the area of Vodiane. Near Marinka sniper also led fire. From rocket-propelled grenades and small arms militants attacked Vodiane, Shirokino, Pavlopil, Gnutove, Krasnogorivka and Starognatovka", said in a statement.

It is noted that in the Donetsk direction gunmen fired from the same types of weapons - in the area of Zaitseve and Kruta Balka.

At the Luhansk direction militants used grenade launchers to fire Novozvanovka and  Kondrashovka. As of 18:00 p.m. 20 attacks were reported.

One soldier was wounded over the day in ATO zone. This was reported during the briefing, which was broadcast by "112 Ukraine" TV channel by the Speaker of the Ministry of Defence on ATO issues Oleksandr Motuzyanyk.

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