ATO HQ reports 24 militant attacks over past day
Russia's hybrid military forces have attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 24 times in the past 24 hours, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters has reported.
"The Russian-occupation forces continue to flagrantly violate the Minsk agreements and use prohibited weapons, in particular mortars, tanks and heavy artillery," the ATO HQ's press centre said on Facebook on Wednesday morning.
In the Luhansk sector, the militants fired 152mm artillery systems near the village of Vrubivka in the evening. They also used 82mm mortars against the defenders of the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka and the town of Popasna.
In the Donetsk sector, the enemy launched a dozen 122mm artillery shells on the Ukrainian fortified positions among the villages of Vodiane and Talakivka in the afternoon. In the evening, the defenders of the villages of Pavlopil, Vodiane and Opytne came under fire from 120mm mortars. Furthermore, the illegal armed groups used 82mm mortars near the town of Avdiyivka, as well as tank shells near Butovka coal mine.
Moreover, the Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire, using grenade launchers and small arms near the villages of Kamianka and Novotroyitske.
Fortunately, no Ukrainian soldiers were killed or wounded in action over the past day, the ATO HQ said.