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Almost 70 attacks on Ukrainian positions, one serviceman dead – ATO HQ 04/13/2018 12:44:22. Total views 174. Views today — 0.

Russian-backed militants ignored the ceasefire regime and launched 66 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the ATO area in Donbass over the past day. This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

In the Donetsk sector, the occupiers fired 120mm mortars (banned by the Minsk agreements) at the Ukrainian positions in the villages of Pisky and Vodiane. They also used 82mm mortars near Butivka coal mine, and the villages of Talakivka and Vodiane, cannons of infantry fighting vehicles near Talakivka and Vodiane, as well as anti-aircraft guns near the village of Opytne and Butivka mine. In addition, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms were used against the Ukrainian military near the towns of Avdiivka, Marinka and Krasnohorivka, Butivka mine, and the villages of Opytne, Vodiane, Pisky, Pavlopil, Kamianka, Lebedynske, Shyrokyne and Hnutove. Moreover, a sniper was active near Pisky, Pavlopil and Avdiyivka.

In the Luhansk sector, the Russian occupation forces opened fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars, cannons of infantry fighting vehicles and an anti-aircraft gun at the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Troyitske. The aggressor used 82mm mortars against the defenders of the village of Krymske, cannons of infantry fighting vehicles and an anti-aircraft gun near the village of Luhanske, as well as grenade launchers and heavy machine guns against the Ukrainian troops in the villages of Zalizne and Zaitseve. Furthermore, the Ukrainian positions in the village of Novozvanivka and the town of Svitlodarsk came under fire from grenade launchers.

A soldier of the Ukrainian military deceased and another one sustained combat injuries in action in the combat area in Donbass. The injured serviceman was taken to a medical institution and was provided with the necessary medical assistance.