Ukrainian army repelled enemy attack near Avdiivka

Source : 112 Ukraine

51 attacks reported over past day
08:21, 5 February 2017

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Occupants reduced their attacks on Ukrainian positions by half over the past 24 hours. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.

On Donetsk direction, separatists used tanks and IFV to attack Kamyanka and Avdiivka. 152 mm artillery was fired at Novoluhanske. Avdiivka and Zaytseve were attacked with 120 and 82 mm mortars.

In Mariupol direction, mortars of various calibers and rocket launchers were fired at Chermalyk, Shyrokyne, Krasnohorivka, Pavlopil, Vodyane, Talakivka. Enemy tank and portable anti-tank missile launcher fired at Chermalyk.

In Luhansk direction, militants fired BM-21 Grad at Novozvanivka. Bohuslavske, Popasna and Novozvanivka got under fire from various caliber mortars. Popasna was also attacked by sniper, militants fired at Zhovte with small arms.

Occupants started storming Ukrainian positions in the industrial zone of Avdiivka around 5:30 p.m. with 152 mm cannons and 120 mm mortars. The attack was bogged down and they had to retreat.

51 attacks reported over the past day in total. One Ukrainian soldier got wounded, another one – injured.

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