Ukraine reports injury of 3 Ukrainian military in Donbas in past 24 hours

8.12.2016 р., 15:25

"No Ukrainian servicemen were killed in the hostilities over the past day, yet three were injured," he told a press briefing in Kyiv on Thursday. Two servicemen suffered injuries in an artillery attack on Avdiyivka and Vodiane, and one hit a pull-action mine near Novoselivka Druha, Motuzianyk said. The number of hostile attacks decreased over the day, but the use of heavy weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements continued, the spokesman said. The truce was not breached in the Luhansk sector in the past 24 hours, Motuzianyk said. The hostilities were most intense in the Donetsk airport area, Luhanske and the Horlivka perimeter in the Donetsk sector, he said, adding that the hostiles used light weapons and infantry combat vehicles near Avdiyivka and Novhorodske during the daytime. Fifteen mortar mines were fired on Verkhniotoretske and two attacks using 122mm and 152mm artillery weapons were seen during the night. In all, 95 artillery shells were fired, he said. The hostiles used 152mm artillery and tanks near Shyrokyne in the Mariupol sector, Motuzianyk said. Mortar attacks were seen near Krasnohorivka and Chermalyk. In all, 30 artillery projectiles and 59 mortar mines were fired on Ukrainian positions, and sniper activity was recorded near Novotroyitske. Seven drones were seen flying in the Donbas conflict zone over the past day, Motuzianyk said.

Ukraine reports injury of 3 Ukrainian military in Donbas in past 24 hours

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