No casualties in Ukrainian army yesterday, 15 attacks by Russian troops recorded, - ATO HQ


In the end of the day yesterday, the situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area didn't change much. Russian hybrid troops in the Donbas decreased the number of attacks upon Ukrainian army.

This was announced by ATO HQ on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

The major activities of the enemy were concentrated in Donetsk direction yesterday.

"In the evening, the militants fired large caliber machine guns and small arms against Ukrainian strongholds in Butivka mine area. From 7 p.m. until midnight, the enemy employed grenade launchers and machine guns against defenders of Avdiivka. The same weapons were used in Vekhniotoretske area," the HQ said.

In Prymorske direction, pro-Russian mercenaries used automated and anti-tank grenade launchers in Vodiane area twice in the evening. Hnutove defenders came under large caliber machine fire.

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In Luhansk direction, only one attack by Russian troops was recorded. At around 8 p.m., militants fired grenade launcher and small arms upon strongholds of the Ukrainian army near Shchastia.

A total of 15 attacks by illegal armed gangs was reported yesterday, the HQ said. The Armed Forces of Ukraine retaliated nine times. No casualties among ATO forces were recorded.

On Oct. 18 Russian hybrid troops attacked Ukrainian positions 53 time, wounding three military.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n459869