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No Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed or wounded in past 24 hours in Donbas

20.10.2017 р., 13:05

Russia's hybrid military forces have attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 15 times in the past 24 hours, with no Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed or wounded in action, the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters has reported.

"The situation hasn't significantly changed in the area of military action at the end of the past day. In general, the militants reduced the number of attacks, but, as before, the main activity of the enemy is fixed in the Donetsk sector," the report posted in the morning on the Facebook page of ATO staff, reads.

In the evening hours of October 19attacks, militants were firing on the Ukrainian positions near Butovka coal mine twice, using machine guns and small arms. Starting from 19:00 and almost up until midnight, the enemy fired various types of grenade launchers and machine guns on the defenders of Avdiyivka. The invaders also used the same weapons near the village of Verkhniotoretske.

"In the Mariupol sector, Russian-backed mercenaries used automatic weapons and anti-tank grenade launchers twice near the village of Vodiane. In addition, the defenders of the village of Hnutove came under enemy fire from heavy machine guns.

Only one shelling was recorded in the Luhansk sector. At about 20:00 Kyiv time, the militants started firing a grenade launcher and small arms on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the town of Schastia.

No Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed or wounded in past 24 hours in Donbas

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