Five Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas over 24 hours

Source : 112 Ukraine

The militants opened fire 35 times
08:18, 9 September 2017

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The situation in the Donbas conflict zone remained tense, with militants in Donetsk and Mariupol sector continuing most of the attacks, as the Ukrainian Army HQ informs.

In Donetsk sector, Ukrainian strongholds in Pisky were attacked with mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and ICV weaponry. Avdiivka industrial zone and Butivka mine were laso attacked a few times. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded near Semyhirya, where the mercenaries fired from ICV weaponry.

In Mariupol sector, 82-mm mines were used near Maryinka. The Ukrainian Army was also attacked near Starohnativka, Lebdynske and Talakivka. At around 10 pm, another Ukrainian soldier was wounded near Vodiane.

In Luhansk sector, two attacks were reported near Krymske, and another on – near Stanytsia Luhanska.

Overall the Russia-backed separatists attacked the Ukrainian Army 35 times, the attacks were targeted.

As of 6 pm yesterday, three soldiers were wounded

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