Donbas: Luhanske under heavy artillery fire

Source : 112 Ukraine

Six Ukrainian troops were wounded over the last 24 hours
07:47, 8 February 2017

Russia-backed militants have launched 80 attacks on Ukrainian positions over the last 24 hours. 152 and 122 mm shells landed in Luhanske, Donetsk region. Avdiivka, Opytne, Troitske, Kamyanka, Pisky, Yuzhne, Luhanske, Nevelske, Zaitseve, Verkhnyotoretske and Novhorodske went under portar, RPGs and small arms fire. An enemy tank opened fire in Avdiivka; an IFV fired at Ukrainian outposts in Luhanske and Verkhnyotoretske.

In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired on Talakivka, Maryinka, Chermalyk and Hnutove, using artillery and mortars. Mortar fire was reported in Novotroitske. In Vodyane, Pavlopol, Lebedynske, Shyrokyne and Berezove, Ukrainian troops took fire from RPGs and small arms. A sniper opened fire in Mariinka.

Ukrainian positions near Krymske, Luhansk region, went under 122 mm artillery fire. Mortar mines hit the outposts in Troitske, Krymske, Popasna and Novozvanivka. Novozvanivka and Novoolexandrivka took fire from grenade launchers, heavy machineguns and small arms. An IFV fired at Ukrainian soldiers in Novotoshkivske.

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