Over the past day in the fighting in the Donbass, one Ukrainian soldier killed, nine wounded and two shell-shocked. This was announced at a briefing speaker of the presidential Administration on issues of anti-terrorist operation Colonel Andrei Lysenko, the correspondent of ЛІГА.net.
“The settlement Pavlopol – during attacks one soldier killed, one wounded, one wounded. Avdiyivka – three wounded due to artillery shelling. Experienced – one was injured in the shelling from rocket-propelled grenades. Shirokino – one wounded during the shelling. Luhansk – two wounded, one wounded. Zaitsev – one wounded. All were injured, concussion and died as a result of attacks from artillery, mortars and grenade launchers”, – he said.
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According to him, confirmed the military intelligence of the enemy losses for the day follows: six killed and 13 wounded invaders.
“The so-called 7 th brigade occupying a position on the arc svetlodarsk due to friendly fire seriously injured four militants. The fire was from guns of 122 mm calibre with the purpose of combating desertion,” – said Lysenko.
According to the ATO headquarters, yesterday, in the area of operations observed another increase in the militant activity of the aggressor: increased frequency of use of mortars, artillery, including the shelling of Ukrainian troops in the rear.
“According to the calculations of the General staff of the APU, in the last days bands released more than 690 min of various calibers and 250 artillery shells into the side of ATO forces in all three directions. Especially actively these types of weapons were used on Donetsk direction, the enemy again brought fire on the positions of their tanks,” – said Lysenko.
The speaker of the ATO added that the militants opened fire from Grad MLRS in Mariupol direction – for the second time this summer.
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According to him, yesterday at the Lugansk direction the number of attacks compared to previous day increased twice – up to 25: hot spots are Popasnaya, gold, Crimean, Yellow and Stanitsa Luganskaya. Militants aktiviziruyutsya in the evening and keep the fire until late at night. Near bakhmutskaya route and near Popasna committed work of enemy snipers.
“On Donetsk the direction quiet sectors of the front yesterday was not. Hot only in the area of Svetlodarsk, in the industrial area of Avdeyevka near Donetsk airport. On the front lines of the mine Butovka – Skilled – sand enemy used tanks and from 7 p.m. – artillery”, – said Lysenko.
He added that hybrid army yesterday shelled the rear area of the ATO forces near the Ceramics is 13 km from the front line, as well as a powerful shelling occurred on the Northern outskirts of Gorlovka.
A day in the direction of Donetsk recorded 46 enemy attacks by 9 more than a day earlier. The absolute majority of the heavy weapons.
According to military intelligence, last night specially the occupants fired at the territory under their control – the neighborhood Trudovskoy, Petrovsky district of Donetsk and Yasinovataya. Before that, the terrorists caused panic and intimidated local residents, urging them to leave homes. After this left owners of the premises were looted by the invaders.
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On the Mariupol direction during the day the enemy did not use the usual for this part of the front tube artillery. Instead, the tightly militants shelled Ukrainian positions with mortars and Krasnogorovka from jet system of volley fire Grad. The place of greatest combat activity of armed groups – the front section of Marinka – Krasnogorovka and Shirokino.
In the morning, illegal armed groups have carried out an intense mortar attack in Pavlopole – for the hour it was released over 60 minutes Another mortar attack recorded late in the evening near Taramchuk.
A day in the direction of Mariupol recorded 20 attacks, every second of the heavy weapons.
Yesterday, in the area of ATO observed three drones: two in the Luhansk direction (the area of shchastya and Popasna) and one in Donetsk.
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