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ATO latest news: Russia-backed militants carried out 49 attacks on Ukrainian army, 1 soldier killed, 1 wounded in action

On Wednesday in the area of the Anti Terrorist Operation in eastern Ukraine the most tense situation was in Avdiyivka
ATO latest news: militants carried out 49 attacks on Ukrainian army, 1 soldier killed, 1 wounded in action

In Luhansk sector it was quiet yesterday, said Colonel Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues at the briefing in Analytical-Information Center of the Ukrainian Security Service, Joinfo.ua reported.

In Donetsk sector the most tense situation remains in Avdiyivka and its surroundings.

In particular, last night militants opened fire with 122mm artillery and mortars. The shelling damaged two houses in the residential area, but no one was injured among civilians and Ukrainian soldiers there.

According to Colonel Motuzyanyk, another “hot spot” was in the village of Luhanske in Svitlodarsk district. Terrorists used mortars and armored vehicles, a sniper fired in the area.

In the past 24 hours in the Donetsk sector were recorded 42 enemy attacks. There was almost not a peaceful place on the front line from Troitske to Pisky.

In Mariupol sector the situation was much calmer – 7 separatists’ attacks over the past day. Militants broke the silence mode in Mar’inka, Hranitne and Hnutove.

During the past day of hostilities one Ukrainian soldier was killed, another one wounded in action.

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