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Two ATO troops wounded in Donbas

Militants shelled Avdiyivka and Hnutove.

Two ATO troops wounded in Donbas
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Two Ukrainian soldiers have been wounded as a result of shelling in Donbas since midnight on Tuesday, ATO HQ spokesman Anatoliy Stelmakh said on 112 Ukraina TV.

"Since the beginning of the day, we have recorded too instances of shelling of our positions. In Avdiyivka industrial zone, the enemy used heavy machine guns and small arms. At around 1:00 the separatists fired propelled grenades near Hnutove. Our military returned fire using grenade launchers. As a result of this confrontation, two our servicemen were wounded," Stelmakh said.

The two troopers have been hospitalized.

Over the past day, the adversary 17 times violated the ceasefire in the ATO zone. The headquarters have reported no casualties.