Donbas conflict: 22 shelling reported in ATO area over the day

Source : 112 Ukraine

4 of Ukrainian military were killed, 5 - wounded during the hostilities
22:20, 29 January 2017

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Russian-occupation forces continue shelling Ukrainian positions in all directions, reports ATO HQ on Facebook.

In Mariupol direction from mortars of various calibers they fired Krasnogorivka. With grenade launchers and small arms attacked Hnutove, Pavlopil, Vodiane, Shyrokyne, Krasnogorivka, Talakivka. Also enemy used IFV weapon in Shyrokyne.

In Donetsk direction after massive shelling from mortars in the Avdiivka area invaders tried to storm our positions and, having suffered losses, were forced to retreat. During the day, they continued shelling from mortars Avdiika, Opytne and Kamyanka.

At 13.45, after shelling our positions with grenade launchers of various calibers, the occupiers made another attempt to dislodge our troops from positions near the Avdiivka. The assault ended with failure for militants. The enemy was forced to retreat.

In total, 22 attacks reported over the day. Unfortunately, 4 of our military were killed, 5 - wounded.

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