Over the past day in the fighting in the Donbas killed one Ukrainian soldier, another nine injured. 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.
According to military intelligence, confirmed the following enemy losses for the day: five of the invaders destroyed, 14 were wounded from the so-called 9-th and 11-th regiments of the hybrid army of the Russian Federation.
“The so-called 11th regiment suffered casualties due to friendly fire from a nearby mortar battery,” – said Lysenko.
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According to him, on the Lugansk direction the enemy opened fire in the Village of Lugansk, Yellow, Gold and under Popasnaya. Basically, the attacks occurred at night and were relatively short-lived, with the exception of two. In the Village of Lugansk militants used mortar.
“The overall environment compared with the previous week quieter. A day at the Lugansk direction there were 12 attacks, including one mortar”, – said the speaker of ATO.
On Donetsk the direction of Avdiivka in the industrial zone continues almost around the clock fighting. According to intelligence reports, the enemy has used all available standard weapons, including tanks and howitzers of caliber 122 mm mortar shells and Number of shells fired on the Ukrainian positions in the hundreds, said the representative of the headquarters of the operation.
“The invaders are extremely actively used and tanks, which on the front has not been seen for several months. In spite of very strong attacks of our positions and fresh reserves, the result of the organized retaliatory fire, the occupants suffered significant losses and partly moved away from the previously occupied positions”, – Lysenko told.
Under the plant for the adjustment of fire and intelligence the enemy has used UAVs and the modern Russian complex electronic warfare Briar-Aero.
Yesterday in the town during the shelling by militants was destroyed one house and damaged neighboring. Also in the shelling damaged three houses from the frontline villages Tureckogo of the city Council. According to the headquarters ATO, injured among civilians isn’t present.
Also during the shelling shrapnel damaged a gas pipe in the nearby village of Novgorod, in consequence of which the ignition of the gas.
“Apart from the extremely heavy fighting in the industrial area of Avdiivka, powerful attacks from illegal armed groups occurred in svetlodarsk arc throughout Horlivka, the Archangel (rear area 20 km from the front line). Also bombardment of the position on the front section of the mine Butovka – Sands”, – Lysenko noted. He added that almost all the attacks were conducted with heavy weapons.
A day in the direction of Donetsk recorded 37 attacks, including 30 mortar, artillery and tank.
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On the Mariupol direction the day began with a powerful artillery shelling of Shirokino and Talakovka. In General, for a few hours on the Ukrainian positions released 69 shells.
“During the day, the occupants fired at the ATO forces on all fronts. Most attacks were in Marinka. In the evening, militants fired two mortar shelling in Krasnogorovka and Taramchuk, releasing a few dozen minutes,” – said the speaker of ATO.
During the day, mariupolska direction recorded 27 attacks.
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