: Ukrainian military reports more separatist attacks on Ukraine in last day
News21:43 Aug. 22, 2016
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Ukrainian military reports more separatist attacks on Ukraine in last day

In Mariupol sector, militant target houses of civilian

Six Ukrainian soldiers were wounded over the last day in the Donbas combat zone, Ukrainian military spokesperson has reported.

The Russian-backed separatist forces attacked Ukrainian positions 46 times during the last 24 hours.

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The hotspot of fighting was the area near the town of Avdiivka, where militants used mortars and heavy calibre artillery systems to fire at Ukrainian army.

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In the Mariupol sector, the separatist forces again used weapons banned under the Minsk agreements.

In the village of Solodke, houses of civilians came under militant shelling, luckily, with no casualties.

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