Thursday, May 25 2017 22:45 EEST
Military
Ukraine reports 2 WIAs amid 50 enemy attacks in last day
Ukraine,  Reports 2, WIAs, 50 Enemy,  Attacks, Last day

Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 50 times in the past 24 hours with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

More than half of violations of the ceasefire by the Russian occupation forces, namely 27, were recorded in the Mariupol sector, according to the report.

In the Donetsk sector, 17 enemy attacks were reported.

"The situation remains most tense in the vicinity of the town of Avdiyivka, where the militants once again fired Grad MLR systems twice on our positions last evening. In particular, enemy missiles once again hit the residential area, which is located on the settlement's southern outskirts," the report says. The headquarters said no local residents had been injured.

On the Luhansk line, six episodes of militant shelling were recorded in the past day.

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