Donbas: militants attacked 14 times

Source : 112 Ukraine

No casualties reported
23:12, 9 December 2017

112 Agency

The pro-Russian militants shelled the locations of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the zone of the armed Donbas Conflict as the press service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported.

'The Russian occupation troops continued to attack the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Also, they attacked from weapons that should be withdrawn from the contact line to the particular distance. The pro-Russian militants violated the cease-fire regime 14 times. Moreover, the Ukrainian Army responded from the grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms', the message said.

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It is noted that Svitlodarska Duha at Luhansk direction remains to be the epicenter of actions. The militants shelled there from 120-mm mortar launchers and infantry arms near Luhanske. They also used the grenade launchers and small weapons near Maiske, Lozove, and Svitlodarsk. The enemy bombarded from the infantry fighting vehicle near Troitske and from the machine guns near Novookesandrivka.

The militants attacked the Ukrainian military from the grenade launchers and small arms at Avdiivka, Kamianka and Shyrokyno at Donetsk direction. The enemy was using the 82-mm grenade launchers, light infantry arms near Butivka mine and small arms near Mariinka.

Related: Defense Ministry confirms death of four Ukrainian troops in Donbas

No casualties reported.

Earlier we reported that four Ukrainian soldiers were killed, two more were wounded in the result of a militants' attack.

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