15:00 21.10.2016

One Ukrainian soldier injured in ATO zone in past 24 hours

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One Ukrainian soldier injured in ATO zone in past 24 hours

No Ukrainian soldier has been killed, but one was injured in hostile shelling in the special operation zone in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman Andriy Lysenko has said.

"Over the past day as a result of active hostilities no one of our military men died, but one was wounded in Avdiyivka. This happened as a result of enemy attacks," he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday.

Lysenko said the enemy had used mortars and light weapons to open fire on Ukrainian positions in the Stanytsia Luhanska area on the Luhansk track. Additionally, military provocations were registered in Triokhizbenka and Novozvanivka. A total of nine attacks on Ukrainian positions were registered on the Luhansk track, including one from heavy weapons.

Lysenko said the enemy continues opening fire on the Avdiyivka industrial zone area on the Donetsk track, using mortars and 152 mm howitzers.

Attacks were also registered in Luhanske and Novhorodske. A total of six attacks were registered on the Donetsk track, including four using heavy weapons.

On the Mariupol track, attacks continue on the front section Krasnohorivka-Maryinka, and also in Taramchuk and Shyrokyne.

A chain of military provocations by the enemy was registered virtually on the entire frontline, Lysenko said. A total of 26 attacks on Ukrainian positions, including 13 using heavy weapons, were registered on the Mariupol track.

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