Donbas conflict: Militants shell Ukrainian positions 49 times over past day

Source : 112 Ukraine

Four Ukrainian officers got wounded, 5 more injured
23:48, 10 March 2017

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Illegal armed groups attacked the positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces in Donbas 49 times over the past day. Four Ukrainian soldiers were wounded, 5 more injured as a result, according to ATO HQ.

In Mariupol direction, Hnutove was attacked with 122 mm artillery. Tank and 120 mm mortars attacked Marinka, 120 and 82 mm mortars were used to attack Vodyane, Krasnohorivka, Talakivka, Pavlopil, Hnutove, heavy machine guns and small arms were fired at Shyrokyne and Vodyane. Enemy IFVs also attacked Vodyane.

In Donetsk direction, tanks and mortars fired at Ukrainian positions in Avdiivka. Mortars of various calibers were used to attack Nevelske, Luhanske, grenade launchers and small arms were fired at Novhorodske, Kamyanka, Butivka mine, Zaytseve and Pisky. IFV also attacked Luhanske.

In Luhansk direction, militants fired BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launcher, 152 mm artillery, 120 and 82 mm mortars and anti-tank guided missile launcher at Krymske. Smolyanynove was shelled with 152 mm artillery, snipers attacked Novooleksandrivka. Grenade launchers and small arms were used to attack Novozvanivka.

Related: OSCE reports increased rate of use of missile launchers in Donbas

Related: OSCE: 16 civilians perished in Donbas since beginning of year

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