Donbas conflict: Militants use heavy weapons, wounded one Ukrainian military

Source : 112 Ukraine

Terrorists opened fire from mortars, antiaircraft system and tank
23:48, 10 November 2017

Facebook ATO press center

Since the beginning of Friday, November 10, the militants have used heavy weapons in Donbas conflict area. As a result of hostilities, one Ukrainian serviceman was injured, reports the press center of Ukraine’s Army HQ in Facebook.

In Luhansk area the militants attacked Ukrainian positions four times on the approaches to Krymske and Luhanske from small arms, large-caliber machine guns and grenade launchers. From the same weapons the terrorists fired in the area of Hnutove and Vodyane, which are in Mariupol sector.

"Also, not far from Donetsk, the occupants fired more than 50 mines of 82-mm caliber and more than 20 mines of 120-mm caliber on the defenders of Avdiivka and Pisky. As a result of one of these attacks, a soldier of Ukraine’s armed forces was wounded, and the enemy used IFV and anti-aircraft systems near Pisky. And also in Pisky vicinity, the enemy made more than 10 shots from the tank, "the report said.

Related: Donbas: Tense situation in Mariupol sector

The HQ noted that from the beginning of the day illegal armed groups violated the ceasefire 16 times. Ukrainian military responded with fire from infantry weapons to almost every attack of the enemy.

As it was reported earlier since the beginning of the year, 39 children have been killed or injured in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in occupied Donbas. This was stated at the briefing by the first deputy head of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission, Alexander Hug.

Related: U.S. to offer Russia plan on deploying UN peacekeepers in Donbas

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