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ATO latest news: occupiers carried out 43 attacks on positions of Ukrainian troops

On March 8 in the area of the Anti Terrorist Operation eight Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action
ATO latest news: occupiers carried out 43 attacks on positions of Ukrainian troops

In Luhansk sector Ukrainian troops held a combat with occupiers between Trokhizbenka and Krasny Lyman. The militants tried to capture a vantage point of the ATO forces. After a half-hour firefight terrorists retreated to the south – by the Siversky Donets river, said the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues Colonel Andriy Lysenko at the briefing in the Information Center of the Ukraine’s National Security Service, Joinfo.ua reports.

In Donetsk sector the most difficult situation remains in the area near Svitlodarsk, on the perimeter of the occupied Horlivka and at the front section of Avdiyivka – Opytne – Pisky. There militants 10 times fired with mortars and armored vehicles. Militants step up activity in the afternoon, then the intensity of the shelling increases sharply after sunset. There were almost no calm sites on the front line. For the past 24 hours in the Donetsk sector there were 37 attacks by illegal armed groups.

In Mariupol sector militants broke the silence mode in Mar’inka, Starohnativka and Shyrokyne. They used mortars twice and a sniper fired there. For the past 24 hours in Mariupol sector militants carried out 5 shellings on the Ukrainian strong holds.

For the past day eight Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action.

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