Donbas conflict: One Ukrainian soldier wounded over past day

Source : 112 Ukraine

15 ceasefire violations were recorded overall
22:14, 17 April 2017

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Russia-backed occupation forces continue shelling Ukrainian positions in Donbas despite ceasefire regime. Enemy attacked Ukrainian defenders 15 times since midnight. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded as a result of hostilities. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.

Most of the attacks were recorded in Mariupol direction. Enemy fired 120 mm mortars and IFV weaponry at Novohryhorivka. Grenade launchers of various types were fired at Shyrokyne, Vodiane, Talakivka and Pavlopil. Strongholds near Chermalyk were attacked from 82 mm mortars, while Marinka and Vodiane suffered fire from heavy machine guns. Enemy snipers were active near Talakivka and Vodiane.

In Donetsk direction, militants fired 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns near Avdiivka. 

In Luhansk direction, Russia-backed occupation forces used 120 and 82 mm mortars to attack Katerynivka.

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