Militants shell 27 times in Donbas, two Ukrainian soldiers injured

Source : 112 Ukraine

The enemy shelled Troitske positions from anti-tank grenade launchers and mortarts
08:06, 9 July 2017

State Border Service

Militants shelled ATO positions in Donbas 27 times over the past 24 hours. This was reported by the ATO headquarters press service in Facebook.

“Due to the hostilities, two Ukrainian soldiers received gunshot wounds. The doctors say the state of their health is satisfactory,” the message says.

In Prymorske are terrorists hit 12 times. At the beginning of the day, militants shelled Ukrainian positions in Mariinka suburbs from 120 mm mortars. The enemy also shelled in Shyrokyne, Bohdanivka, Hnutove, Pavlopil and Novotroitske from small arms, heavy machine guns, grenade launchers, IFV weaponry and anti-aircraft systems.

In Donetsk area there were 8 attacks. The situation remained tense in Avdiivka suburbs. Here, the militants used 120 and 82 mm mortars. At the same time, the separatists shelled in Pisky and Zaitseve from IFV, grenade launchers and small arms.

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In Luhansk the terrorists shelled 7 times.

“The situation was most difficult in Bakhmut highway area, where the enemy repeatedly attacked Ukrainian positions in Krymske using 120 and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms,” the headquarters reported.

As it was reported earlier 11 attacks were reported in ATO area over the day.  Fortunately, there are no losses in the ranks of Ukrainian military.

Related: Defense Ministry confirms information about four wounded in Donbas conflict over past day

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