Ukraine under Attack: 38 attacks in Donbas over past day, hot spot near Mariupol
Politics11:42 Nov. 29, 2016
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38 attacks in Donbas over past day, hot spot near Mariupol

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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 38 times in the past 24 hours, and most of the attacks were recorded in the Mariupol sector in Donetsk region, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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"Russia's hybrid military force used 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles to shell the towns of Krasnohorivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Shyrokyne, Starohnativka and Talakivka. A sniper was also active in Maryinka, and the villages of Novotroyitske and Hnutove," the report says.

In the Donetsk sector, the occupiers opened fire with mortars, grenade launchers of various other systems, infantry fighting vehicles and small arms on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka and the village of Luhanske.

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In the Luhansk sector, the militants repeatedly fired with mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, anti-aircraft guns and other weapons on the village of Krymske. The villages of Novo-Oleksandrivka and Novozvanivka were also under militant fire. Additionally, an enemy sniper was active in the village of Stanytsia Luhanska.

Source: UNIAN

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