Donbas war: 53 attacks from Russian proxies, massive artillery fire reported

11:36 Oct. 30, 2016

53 attacks from Russian proxies, massive artillery fire reported

Ukrainian machine gunner under fire (Photo by 'Azov' regiment /

No ceasefire in Donbas, militants attacking in Mariupol and Donetsk directions

During the last day of the Russia-backed forces launched 53 attacks and fire raids on Ukrainian army positions, Anti-Terrorist Operation HQ informs.

Th tensest situation reported on Mariupol direction – 28 militant attacks took place here. The enemy used mortars of all kinds here and artillery of 122mm calibre.

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In Donetsk area 15 attacks were recorded, alongside the various light arms Russian proxies also used heavy mortars and 122mm howitzers.

10 armed provocations were noted in Luhansk area. Militants repeatedly used the 82mm medium mortars here.

There is no data on losses at the moment, but on previous 24 hours Ukraine suffered one soldier killed and seven wounded in Donbas. On that day fierce attacks rocked Avdiivka and areas near Mariupol. On Friday Defense Intel informed about Russian bombers practicing air strikes on Ukraine.

Read also Russia continues its subterfuge along Ukraine's border

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