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Militants attack Ukrainian positions near Krasnohorivka: 1 KIA, 4 WIAs
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Russia’s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions near the town of Krasnohorivka in the Mariupol sector, the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters reported on Facebook.

According to preliminary information, as a result of the shelling of a fortified position of the unit of one of the mechanized brigades, whose personnel are performing combat missions near Krasnohorivka in the Mariupol sector, one soldier of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was killed in action (KIA) and four were wounded in action (WIA).

"The enemy fired from the village of Staromykhailivka, which is on the temporarily uncontrolled territory of Ukraine. It is known that the enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars, Zu-23-2 anti-aircraft guns, grenade launchers of various systems and small arms in this direction. In particular, the enemy launched 20 mines of 82mm mortars and 30 mines of 120mm mortars on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine," the headquarters said.

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