ATO HQ reports 4 WIAs amid 14 enemy attacks in past day
Russia's hybrid military forces have attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 14 times in the past 24 hours, with four Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters has reported.
"Over the past day, the enemy has increased the number of armed provocations ...The enemy was particularly active in the evening, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters said on Facebook on Wednesday morning.
In the Luhansk sector, the enemy was active near the village of Troyitske after dark. Here, the invaders repeatedly shelled the Ukrainian positions from 120mm mortars, an anti-aircraft gun, and heavy machine guns. The enemy also used an anti-tank missile system against the defenders of the village of Krymske, as well as grenade launchers against the defenders of the village of Katerynivka. Moreover, the illegal armed formations fired small arms, violating the ceasefire near the village of Luhanske. The Russian aggressor fired 120mm and 82mm mortars near the village of Novozvanivka as well as grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka.
In the Donetsk sector, the enemy focused its fire in the Mariupol direction. In particular, militants employed 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns near the village of Lebedynske. The Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Pavlopil came under fire from 82mm mortar and infantry weapons, while those ones near the village of Shyrokyne were attacked with the use of 120mm mortars. Furthermore, the aggressor forces opened fire from infantry fighting vehicles near the village of Bohdanivka, as well as from small arms near the village of Vodiane.