Friday, July 28 2017 22:47 EEST
Military
Ukraine reports 22 enemy attacks, 1 KIA, 5 WIAs in last day
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 22 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and another five wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

In the Luhansk sector, the militants fired small arms and grenade launchers on the Ukrainian positions in the villages of Krymske, Novozvanivka and Novotoshkivske. 

The invaders also used 120mm and 82mm mortars in the vicinity of the town of Popasna, as well as infantry fighting vehicles on the village of Troyitske. In the Mariupol sector, the Ukrainian fortified positions in the villages of Pavlopil and Vodiane came under enemy's mortar fire in the evening. In addition, the militants opened fire from grenade launchers and small arms three times on the village of Talakivka.

At about 20:00 Kyiv time, the Russian occupation forces started firing mortars, grenade launchers, and heavy machine guns for about 90 minutes on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the town of Avdiyivka, which is in the Donetsk sector. As a result of this shelling, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded.

Furthermore, the ATO forces had to fire back 12 times as a result of the enemy's violation of the ceasefire.

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