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ATO HQ: militants carried out 6 armed provocations. One Ukrainian soldier wounded

The situation in the area of the Anti Terrorist Operation remains difficult. Militants attacked the Ukrainian troops with small arms, grenade launchers and armored vehicles
ATO HQ: militants carried out 6 armed provocations. One Ukrainian soldier wounded

On May 3, militants observed the truce completely in the Luhansk sector, 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 the Donetsk sector, militants fired four times on positions of the ATO forces. The situation remains difficult near Avdiyivka, where illegal armed groups fired with infantry armored vehicles (BMPs), small arms and grenade launchers.

Also, occupants used small arms and grenade launchers near the village of Zaitseve. In addition, near Luhanske, Svitlodarsk district, militants fired heavy machine guns. The Ukrainian troops opened fire in response and repelled them.

In the Mariupol sector of the ATO area, militants carried out two armed provocations – in the villages of Mar’inka and Hnutove, using small arms and grenade launchers.

Also, a tractor hit a land mine near Hnutove. The driver was wounded in a head and was taken to the hospital in Mariupol. The accident happened because the men ignored warning signs “Mines”, set by the ATO forces to protect civilians.

Over the past day, no Ukrainian soldier was killed, but one was wounded in action near Mar’inka.

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