Russia-backed militants continued to shell Ukrainian positions on Christmas Eve

Source : 112 Ukraine

21 attack was reported overall
23:55, 6 January 2017

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On Christmas Eve, Russia-backed occupation forces continued to attack the positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces in all directions. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.

In Mariupol direction, militants attacked Pavlopil, rocket launchers and small arms were used to attack Talakivka, Marinka, Hnutove, Vodyane, Shyrokyne, Pavlopil. Snipers also worked in Shyrokyne and Talakivka.

In Luhansk direction, Stanytsia Luhanska, Novotoshkivske and Novozvanivka were attacked with rocket launchers.

In Donetsk direction, Ukrainian positions in Luhanske area and Avdiivka were attacked with mortars and heavy machine guns.

Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in Novotoshkivske area.

21 attack was reported over the past day in total.

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