Militants attack Ukrainian positions in Donbas 30 times, one soldier wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russia-backed terrorists are using mortars
09:07, 16 September 2017

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Luhansk sector was the most tensed in the Donbas conflict zone yesterday, according to the Ukrainian Army HQ.

After 6 pm there, the Russia-backed mercenaries launched four attacks on Krymske with grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. There also were two mortar attacks, during which the terrorists fired more than 60 82-mm mines. Ukrainian Army opened return fire. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in the confrontation. The bandits also fired 35 82-mm mines at Ukrainian Army stronghold near Novotoshkivske.

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In Donetsk sector, the militants attacked Ukrainian Army in Avdiivka three times, using mortars and heavy machine guns. They also launched mortar attacks near Pisky, and grenade launchers were used near Svitlodarsk.

In Mariupol sector, Ukrainian soldiers near Vodiane were attacked   with mortars and grenade launchers.

30 attacks on Ukrainian Army were reported over 24 hours, while the enemy used mortars nine times. The Ukrainian Army opened return fire to many of the attacks.

As of 6 pm on September 15, 14 attacks on Ukrainian positions were reported.

Related: OSCE spots three convoys of military equipment 15 km from Luhansk

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