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Five ATO troops wounded in Donbas

HQ report 64 counts of shelling.

Five ATO troops wounded in Donbas
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Over the past day, Russia-backed militants in Donbas 64 times fired at positions of Ukrainian army, wounding five servicemen of the ATO forces.

In the Primorsky sector the enemy pounded the defenders of the village of Vodyane with 122-mm artillery, 120-mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and IFV weapons. In the area of Novotrouitske militants fired 120-mm mortars and grenade launchers. The ATO troops in the areas of Berezove, Maryinka and Krasnohorivka were shelled from 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns. The ATO positions in the area of Hnutove and Hranytne were attacked with the fire of antitank grenade launchers. In Hnutove and Talakivka, the enemy opened fired machine guns and IFV weapons of the. The enemy fired small arms at Ukrainian marines in Shyrokyne

An enemy sniper was active in the vicinity of Maryinka, the ATO headquarters reported.

In the Donetsk sector, militants used 120-mm mortars and heavy machine guns against the defenders of the Butivka coalmine. The defenders of Avdiyivka and Opytne were under the enemy fire of 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns. ATO positions near Zaitseve, Pisky and Luhanske were shelled with grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. The enemy used heavy machine guns and small arms in the area of Kamyanka.

In the Luhansk sector, the enemy fired 82-mm mortars against the defenders of Krymske and Yekaterynivka, and fired grenade launchers in the areas of Valuyske, Stanytsya Luhanska and the settlement of Donetsk.

The base points in the area of Lobachove were under small arms fire.

On Sunday, militants launched 44 shelling attacks at the positions of Ukrainian servicemen in Donbas. Two soldiers were wounded.