Ukraine Day 1175: LIVE UPDATES BELOW. Five Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in battle today and Russia-backed forces made 65 attacks on Ukrainian positions.
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In Mariupol sector, militants violated the ceasefire 17 times as well, using mortars 6 times. They used mortar launchers together with armor and light weapons both in Maryinka and Krasnohorivka. The situation remains unchanged in Pavlopil – Shyrokyne frontline area. “Enemy is shooting non-stop. Most attacks didn’t last more than 30 minutes and involved only light weapons. Militants’ sporadic attacks took place in Pavlopil, Hnutove and Shyrokyne. Their sniper was active at dawn in Vodiane,” said Col. Motuzyanyk.
The ATO reported that on the Donetsk line, 82-mm, 120-mm and 122-mm artillery, an armed BMP, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns were used to attack Troitskoye.
Near Novozvanovka, 122-mm and 152-mm artillery, 120-mm mortars, grenade-launchers and heavy machine guns were used. The Ukrainian positions in Popasnaya were fired on with 122-mm artillery and 82-mm and 120-mm mortar-launchers; 122-mm artillery as well as 120-mm mortar launchers, grenade-launchers and heavy machine guns were used to attack Novoaleksandrovka.
— Catherine A. Fitzpatrick
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