Thursday, September 7 2017 20:00 EEST
Military
"School-year ceasefire": Donbas militants attack Ukraine 34 times in last day
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 34 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

The militants were most active in the Mariupol sector at the end of the past day.

After 18:00 Kyiv time, the Russian occupation forces used heavy machine guns, grenade launchers and small arms five times against the Ukrainian positions near the village of Vodiane. The Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Hnutove, Bohdanivka and Talakivka were attacked from the same types of weapons.

In the Donetsk sector, the enemy continued provocative shelling of the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Zaitseve in the evening. Furthermore, the occupiers opened fire from grenade launchers and small arms twice on the Avdiyivka industrial zone at the end of the day.

At about 19:00 Kyiv time, the invaders launched three mines of an 82mm caliber near the village of Malynove, which is in the Luhansk sector.

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