Over the past 24 hours, Russian militants have attacked the emplacements of the Ukrainian military nine times. None of the government troops were killed or wounded in action. The press centre of the Joint Forces Operation reported this on Facebook.
'The enemy opened adjusted fire from 82 and 120 mm mortars, the armament of IFVs, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns, and small arms. Over the day, the enemy fired 120 mm mortars, attacking the defenders of Hnutove, Chermalyk, and Lebedynske; 82 mm mortars were used during the attacks on outposts near Hnutove. The adversaries opened fire from IFVs, attacking Vodyane,' reads the message.
Four Ukrainian soldiers deceased in action on October 10, as the militants performed 28 attacks over that day. In particular, the enemy shot at our positions near Krymske, Novotoshkivske, Zolote, Stepne, Troitske, Novoluhanske, Travneve, Zaitseve, Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, Marinka, Novomykhaylivka, Starohnativka, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Lebedynske, and Shyrokyne. The militants used 120mm and 82mm mortars, an anti-tank guided weapon, IFV, ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft mount, mortars of various modifications, heavy machine guns, and small arms.