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ATO latest news: one Ukrainian soldier killed, two wounded in mine explosion near front line in eastern Ukraine

On May 9, militants continue shelling in the area of the Anti Terrorist Operation area in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine
ATO latest news: one Ukrainian soldier killed, two wounded in mine explosion near front line in eastern Ukraine

In the Luhansk sector, militants broke the silence mode once yesterday. They fired on positions of the Ukrainian army near Popasna in the evening, said Colonel Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues, at the briefing in the Analytical-Information Center of the Ukrainian Security Service, Joinfo.ua reports.

In the Donetsk sector, invaders carried out 8 attacks on strongholds of the ATO forces in the Svitlodarsk district and in Avdiyivka in the afternoon.

In the Mariupol sector, the Russia-backed insurgents 6 times violated the truce in Starohnativka and Shyrokyne. They fired an infantry armored vehicle once (BMP-2). In most cases, attacks took place in the evening after sunset.

According to Colonel Motuzyanyk, one Ukrainian soldier was killed, 2 were wounded when their truck hit the mine on the road near the front line.