ATO HQ reports four killed, four wounded servicemen in past 24 hours
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian troops 15 times in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, in the past day, as a result of which four Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another four were wounded, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters has reported.
"At the end of the past day, the situation in the ATO area remained tense. In the evening and night, Russian-occupation formations concentrated fire provocations mainly in the Donetsk and Mariupol sectors," the ATO HQ wrote on Facebook on Wednesday morning.
Ukrainian positions near the village of Vodiane in the Mariupol sector came under 82mm mortar fire twice and there was one attack with the use of an anti-tank grenade launcher. Militants twice used 82mm mortars and grenades to shell ATO positions near the village of Talakivka.
Attacks on the Armed Forces of Ukraine stationed near the town of Avdiyivka in the Donetsk sector lasted from 19:30 to almost 00:00. The enemy used grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. Similar weapons were used near the villages of Zaitseve and Luhanske. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in an attack on Ukrainian positions near the village of Verkhniotoretske.
Russian proxies used small arms near the village of Triokhizbenka in the Luhansk sector.