Russian proxies breached truce 33 times yesterday, injured two Ukrainian soldiers, - ATO HQ

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Russian proxies breached truce 33 times yesterday, injured two Ukrainian soldiers, - ATO HQ

Censor.NET reports citing the statement by the ATO headquarters press center.

"The enemy dramatically increased the number of attacks in the Luhansk direction after dusk. The invaders fired upon Novotoshkivske defenders four times using 120-mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms. The Russian mercenaries employed the same types of weapons against fortified positions of the ATO forces in the vicinity of Travneve. The militants also violated truce near Troitske, Krymske, Zaitseve and Luhanske using infantry weapons.

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"Ukrainian troops' positions near Avdiivka in Donetsk direction came under several attacks with grenade launchers and small arms. The enemy fired upon Marinka defenders with 82-mm mortars and small arms. Five mortar shells with 120-mm caliber were launched by the Russian-terrorist forces on the defenders of Pavlopil near Mariupol. The strong points on the outskirts of Shyrokyne came under a grenade-launcher strike.

"The militants breached truce 33 times totally over the past day. The servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine opened fire in response 23 times. Two Ukrainian servicemen received battle injuries," the situation report reads.

Earlier, the Russian mercenaries fired upon the Ukrainian Armed Forces' positions 33 times Nov. 12.

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