Donbas: Ukrainian Marines in Donetsk region under heavy fire

Source : 112 Ukraine

Since morning, Russia-backed militants landed 19 attacks on Ukrainian positions; one serviceman deceased, six were killed
23:54, 27 April 2017

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Over the day, pro-Kremlin mercenaries mainly attacked outposts in the Mariupol sector. Positions of the Ukrainian Marines in Vodyane went under fire from 120 mm mortars, IFVs and heavy machineguns. Maryinka was shelled from 82 mm mortars, IFV guns and RPGs. Enemy used RPGs and heavy machineguns to attack Krasnohorivka. Small arms fire was reported in Hnutove. Hostile snipers fired on Pavlopol and Maryinka.

In Donetsk sector, militants used 82 mm mortars, IFVs, RPGs and large-caliber machineguns to attack Avdiivka, Myronivske, Troitske and Kamyanka.

In Luhansk region, enemy units opened fire in  the areas of Luhanske, Syze and Valuiske.

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