Ukraine Day 1182: LIVE UPDATES BELOW. Four Ukrainian servicemen were wounded at the front line today.
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Col. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman for ATO [Anti-Terrorist Operation] issues, reported 18 ceasefire violations in the Donetsk area in the last reporting period, with cannons and mortars actively used in Avdeyevka (Avdiivka) and the vicinity yesterday, May 14, the Ukrainian Crisis Center reported.
He said Russia-backed forces were shooting from the south, from the direction of Spartak, when they killed four family members and wounded one, leaving two children orphaned as we reported yesterday.
On the Donetsk line, 120-mm mortars were fired near Avdeyevka, Kamenka, Zaytsevo and Verkhnyetoretskoye; 82-mm, grenade-launchers and heavy machine guns as well as light arms were used. An armed tank was fired on Kamenka.
— Catherine A. Fitzpatrick
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