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Ukrainian serviceman killed in Donbas

Over 30 militant attacks, including with Grads, have been registered since the midnight.

Ukrainian serviceman killed in Donbas
Photo: Max Levin

One Ukrainian serviceman was killed as a result of shelling in the antiterrorist operation (ATO) area in Donbas, the ATO HQ has said. A total of 31 attacks have been registered since the start of the day.

In the Mariupol sector, pro-Russian militants fired with mortars of various calibres on Lebedynske, Krasnohorivka, Talakivka, Shyrokyne and Vodyane. They used grenade launchers and small arms against Shyrokyne, Novohryhorivka and Pavlopil. A tank fired on Shyrokyne. A sniper was active near Novotroyitske.

In the Luhansk sector, the militants used BM-21 Grad multiple-launch rocket systems against Novozvanivka, having fired 20 shells. Vodyane and Popasna came under fire from 82-mm mortars.

In the Donetsk sector, they used 82-mm mortars against the ATO positions near Avdiyivka and grenade launchers of various systems against Novozvanivka and Avdiyivka.

Earlier, the European Union court recognized Russian arms supplies to Donbas.