ATO HQ reports 1 WIA amid 11 enemy attacks on Ukrainian army positions

Russia's hybrid military forces have mounted 11 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action (WIA), the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters has reported.

"Over the past day, the Russian occupation groups have repeatedly shelled Ukrainian defenders," the ATO HQ wrote on its Facebook page on Saturday morning.

In the Luhansk sector, militants from grenade dischargers of various types and small arms fired at positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Svitlodarsk. Armament of infantry fighting vehicles, machine guns and small arms were used by illegal armed groups to shell the defenders of the villages of Novooleksandrivka and Bohuslavske, and mortars of the 82-mm caliber were used against Novhorodske defenders. Also, in the afternoon, militants from infantry weapons violated a truce on the outskirts of Luhansk and Zaitseve.

In the Donetsk sector, militants started firing at the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine from mortars of various calibers around Pisky and from small arms near Slavne.