: Militants shell Ukrainian positions near Hnutove, Avdiivka, Hranitne

19:47 May. 6, 2016

Militants shell Ukrainian positions near Hnutove, Avdiivka, Hranitne

Ukrainian National Guard fighters train in Kyiv region, April 27, 2016. (UNIAN Photo)

No soldiers were killed over the last day, one person wounded

The Russian-backed separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions three times during the past day, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation reported on Friday.

According to the report, the militants used heavy-calibre machine guns and small arms to attack Ukrainian positions near the villages of Hnutove and Hranitne in the Mariupol direction. The same types of weapons were used near the town of Avdiivka.

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One soldier was wounded over the last 24 hours, reported Ukrainian military spokesperson Andriy Lysenko.

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