Monday, April 10 2017 15:13 EEST
Military
Ukraine reports 2 WIAs amid 44 enemy attacks in last day
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The largest number of violations was recorded in the Mariupol sector. "Here, near the village of Novotroyitske, the enemy opened fire from 120mm mortars, anti-tank grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles on our defenders." The Ukrainian soldiers in the villages of Vodiane and Lebedynske, and the town of Krasnohorivka came under fire from grenade launchers various systems and heavy machine guns," the report says.

The militants also fired grenade launchers on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Hnutove and Novohnativka, as well as heavy machine guns in the vicinity of the villages of Pavlopil and Novomykhailivka. "The enemy used infantry fighting vehicles and small arms against the Ukrainian defenders of the village of Shyrokyne. Infantry fighting vehicles opened fire near the village of Novohryhorivka, while small arms were fired at the defenders of the villages of Talakivka and Chermalyk," the headquarters said.

In the Donetsk sector, the Russian occupation forces fired anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the defenders of the town of Avdiyivka and Butivka coal mine, as well as anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms on the defenders of the villages of Verkhniotoretske and Zaitseve. Additionally, enemy snipers were active near the village of Pisky.

On the Luhansk line, the invaders fired 82mm mortar shells, launched grenades and fired heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian strong points near the village of Novozvanivka. "The defenders of the villages of Troyitske, Krymske and Stanytsia Luhanska were attacked with grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns. Moreover, the defenders of the village of Novotoshkivske came under fire from heavy machine guns," the ATO headquarters said.

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