Russian proxies committed 46 assaults on Ukrainian troops’ positions over past day, wounded five soldiers, - Staff

Five Ukrainian soldiers were injured in 46 attacks committed by the Russian militants in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area on Jan. 9, 2017.

Censor.NET reports citing the latest update by the ATO Staff press center.

According to the Staff, the occupants shelled Vodiane in Mariupol direction with 82 mm mortars, employed grenade launchers and small arms against Marinka, Shyrokyne, Talakivka, Chermalyk, Pavlopil and Hnutove. The enemy also fired upon Shyrokyne with IFV weapons.

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Zaitseve, Avdiivka and Luhanske in Donetsk direction came under strikes with mortars of various calibers. The militants fired at Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka and Opytne with grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns. Luhanske came under fire of IFV weapons.

It is also reported that the militants employed Grad multiple rocket launchers in the vicinity of Syze village in Luhansk direction. Troitske was repeatedly shelled with mortars, Stanytsia Luhanska and Novozvanivka - with grenade launchers. The invaders also shelled Novozvanivka with anti-tank guided missiles. Sniper attacks were recorded in Troitske.

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"46 attacks were totally committed over the past 24-hour period. Five our servicemen were wounded, " the situation report reads.
Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n422630