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 Krymske village defenders repulsed fierce 8-hour long attack of Russian proxies yesterday, both sides suffered losses, - ATO HQ

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The situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone remains tense, but controlled by the Ukrainian army.

Censor.NET reports citing the statement by the ATO headquarters press center as of Nov. 23, 2017.

"The most intense yesterday's attack was recorded on the outskirts of Krymske village in Luhansk direction. A fierce clash which lasted about eight hours took place there. The Ukrainian soldiers eliminated four invaders and injured five more. Unfortunately four our heroes were killed, two more were injured. The Russian-terrorist forces also fired upon the ATO forces' defenses near Krymske with 82-mm mortars and light infantry weapons. The enemy employed small arms and large-caliber machine guns against the defenders of Novooleksandrivka. The Ukrainian troops deployed near Luhanske came under a grenade launcher strike.

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"In Donetsk, the most intense hostilities were recorded in Azov region, where the Russian mercenaries bombarded the Ukrainian troops with more than two dozen shells of various calibers. The invaders attacked Pavlopil defenders with IFV weapons, grenade launchers and small arms. The illegal armed formations fired upon positions in the vicinity of Vodiane with grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. With account of the abovementioned clash, the enemy breached truce seven times throughout the contact line over the past 24-hour period. The servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces retaliated against almost each attack with suppressive fire," the situation report reads.

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