Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, three injured in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

The majority of attacks were registered in Donetsk area during nighttime
08:05, 2 July 2017

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Militants shelled Ukrainian defenders 25 times on Saturday. Due to the attacks two Ukrainian soldiers died. Another three servicemen were injured. This was reported by the ATO headquarters press center in Facebook.

In Prymorske area militants shelled 8 times. The enemy hit Krasnohorivks from tanks, IFV and heavy machine guns and Vodyane from 82 mm mortars.

“After relative calm in the afternoon, the enemy again used mortars of various calibers, firing our positions in Vodyane. In Shyrokyne illegal armed forces shelled from 152 mm artillery systems. Hnutove was hit from 82 mm mortars. In the same areas militants also used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns,” the message says.

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In Donetsk area pro-Russian forces shelled Ukrainian positions practically along the whole delimitation line.  In total there were 12 attacks in the area. Luhanske, Pisky and Avdiivka were shelled from mortars. In Verkhnyotoretske and Kamianka militants shelled from grenade launchers, machine guns and sometimes – IFV. Snipers were shooting in Kamianka.

In Luhanske area illegal armed forces shelled Krymske positions from 152 mm artillery systems. The enemy also shelled from 120 mm mortars, anti-tank missile complex in the evening. Militants shelled Stanytsia Luhanska from small arms and in Shchastia they used grenade launchers.

As it was reported earlier 9 attacks were reported over the day in Donbas. The situation in Eastern Ukraine remains tense, although today it has slightly stabilized.

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