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Donbas militants wage 18 attacks

Civilian areas under fire.

Donbas militants wage 18 attacks
Photo: Photo: presidential press service

Over the past day, the Russian-backed militants 18 times fired at the positions of Ukrainian army along the combat line in the zone of the antiterrorist operation, the press center of the ATO said in a release.

In the Mariupol sector, the terrorists fire mortars of various calibres at the ATO positions in the area Krasnohorivka, Lebedynske and Shyrokyne. Novotroyitske and Vodyane were under fire from grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns. Enemy snipers were active in the areas of Krasnohorivka and Novotroyitske.

In the Luhansk sector, the separatists fired mortars at Krymske and Troyitske, and rocket-propelled grenades at Popasna, Lopaskino and Stanytsya Luhanska.

In the Donetsk sector, militants fired mortars, rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns at Avdiyivka. Luhanske, in addition, was attacked from heavy machine guns, and sniper fire and he led.

The militants also fired at civilian areas in Mayorske (small arms) and Krymske (mortars, anti-aircraft and heavy machine guns).

Last day, four Ukrainian soldiers and a border guard were wounded in the ATO zone.