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ATO report: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 3 wounded in action in Donetsk region

On May 31, Russian-terrorist forces continue to escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine, using heavy weapons
ATO report: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 3 wounded in action in Donetsk region

In the Donetsk sector of the area of the Anti Terrorist Operation, the situation remains tense. The enemy still continues to carry systematic attacks on Ukrainian positions along all the front line, 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.

Occupants made mortar shelling near the villaes of Luhanske, Novoselivka Druha, Avdiyivka, Opytne. Enemy snipers have also intensified fire. In the last 24 hours, there were  15 enemy attacks in the Donetsk sector.

According to the information of the Head Intelligence Department of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, the enemy continues to keep heavy weapons (mortars, tanks, self-propelled guns and “Grad” MRLS) at the front line. In particular, it was reported that the abovementioned arms are deployed in Horlivka, Makiyivka, Donetsk and the village of Yakovlivka, adjacent to the Yasynuvatska road junction and the industrial zone of Avdiyivka.

In the Mariupol sector, there were 14 enemy attacks, including five attacks with use of mortars and snipers. Invaders violated the truce along all the front line in the sector: from Krasnohorivka to Shyrokyne. Instead, it should be noted that the situation in Dokuchaievsk has come to normal.

Yesterday, Russian-terrorist forces twice conducted reconnaissance flights of UAVs near Novoaydar and Bakhmut.

In the Luhansk sector, the enemy twice broke the silence mode in the village of Stanytsia Luhanska.

During the last 24 hours of hostilities, one Ukrainian soldier was killed, 3 more were wounded in action in Zaytseve and Avdiyivka.

The enemy has also suffered losses: 1 militant was killed and 8 wounded. They were mostly from the so-called “11th mechanized separate regiment” (Makiyivka) and “9th separate assault motorized regiment” (Novoazovsk).

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