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ATO latest news: militants continue shelling at Ukrainian positions in Donetsk region, one Ukrainian soldier wounded

Ukraine's Ministry of Defence confirmed 50 deaths of infectious diseases among the invaders due to the lack of medicines
ATO latest news: militants continue shelling at Ukrainian positions in Donetsk region, one Ukrainian soldier wounded

On Sunday, militants did not break the silence mode in Luhansk region of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) area, according to the information released by the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues Colonel Andriy Lysenko at the briefing in the Information Center of the National Security Service of Ukraine, Joinfo.ua reports.

Colonel Lysenko said that yesterday one Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in action in Maryinka.

In Donetsk sector, there was fighting of the low intensity on Svitlodarsk arc, in the suburbs of Horlivka and in the area adjacent to the Donetsk airport. Several times Russia-backed separatists used heavy weapons – mortars and armored vehicles. The so-called “sniper war” also continued on many directions.

In Mariupol district, militants have concentrated their activity in the territory near Krasnohorivka and Maryinka. Militants started shelling early morning and continued all day long. They fired 5 times at Ukrainian positions from mortars. There were also multiple sniper attacks on the Ukrainian military. Insurgents also carried out several provocations near Starohnativka and Hranitne.

It should be noted that number of the UAV flights increased sharply in Mariupol sector. There were 11 flights yesterday. Besides, one UAV was detected near the town of Schastia, Luhansk region.

According to the Intelligence department of MoD of Ukraine, many militants died from diseases due to the lack of medicines. MoD confirmed 50 deaths of infectious diseases among the invaders. It should be noted that the leaders of gangs usually take a lion’s share of aid for their own enrichment.

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