31.10.17 12:49

Ten attacks recorded yesterday, one Ukrainian soldier injured near Starohnativka, - ATO HQ

The Russian-occupation troops continued violating truce along the demarcation line in the occupied Donbas yesterday although the intensity of attacks on the Ukrainian Army positions somewhat reduced.

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Censor.NET reports citing by the press center of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) headquarters.

The strong points of the Ukrainian defenders on the outskirts of Avdiivka and Pisky in Donetsk direction were shelled with anti-tank grenade launchers late yesterday.

In Mariupol direction, the enemy committed attacks using a large-caliber machine gun not far from Starohnativka at about 9 p.m. The Ukrainian servicemen curbed the provocation by opening fire in response. One Ukrainian defender was injured as a result of this assault. He is currently in a healthcare facility while his condition is assessed as satisfactory.

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In Luhansk direction, the Russian mercenaries once again violated the agreement on withdrawal of weapons with caliber exceeding 100 millimeters by shelling defenders of Triokhizbenka with 120-mm mortar. A total of six mortar shells hit the Ukrainian troops' positions.

"The invaders violated truce 10 times totally over the past day. The ATO forces used infantry weapons seven times to suppress the enemy attacks. A Ukrainian soldier was injured in action as a result," the situation report reads.

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As reported, the militants committed 15 assaults on Ukrainian troops' positions Oct. 29.

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