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ATO latest news: 6 Ukrainian soldiers wounded in action in eastern Ukraine

On March 15, the Russia-backed militants carried out 42 attacks in the area o Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas
ATO latest news: 6 Ukrainian soldiers wounded in action in eastern Ukraine

In Luhansk sector militants fired on Ukrainian army’s strong point southeast of Popasna town with anti-tank systems, 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 Russia-backed mercenaries continued powerful shelling in Svitlodarsk district, in the villages of Zaitseve and Avdiyivka town. Militants used mortars and infantry fighting vehicles (BMP). In Nevelske (west of Donetsk) a sniper fire was recorded. Instead in Mayorsk, Pisky and Maryinsky district it was quiet yesterday.

During the past day 33 enemy attacks was recorded in the Donetsk sector.

In Mariupol sector yesterday there were two combats of Ukrainian troops with militants near Novotroitske. Both attacks were successfully repulsed.

On these lines of defense militants used 120mm mortar. Thus, Ukrainian troopa opened fire in response and stopped militants from moving into the Ukraine-controlled territory.

Also invaders carried out a series of attacks in Shyrokyne.

In total, in Mariupol sector there were 6 attacks and 2 combats on March 15.

As a result of fighting 6 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action.

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