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Ministry of Defense: Militants attack only once on Luhansk sector 

Kyiv, August 29, 2017.

The ceasefire held in Luhansk sector in the ATO zone yesterday. “The enemy opened fire at Ukrainian troops’ positions only once in Stanytsia Luhanska in the evening,” informed Ukrainian Ministry of Defense spokesman on ATO Colonel Oleksandr Motuzyanyk at a press briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center.

In Donetsk sector, most hostile provocations took place in Avdiivka – Shakhta Butovka frontline.  Militants conducted brief mortar attacks at Avdiivka and also opened fire from various grenade launchers.  In total, militants conducted 11 attacks in this sector, using heavy weapons in three of them.

In Mariupol sector, Russia-backed militants conducted medium intensity mortar attack at Krasnohorivka just after midnight, firing over 20 rounds. “The enemy opened fire from light weapons four times at Vodiane yesterday. Half of the attacks happened during the hours of darkness.  Two armed were recorded in Talakivka and Shyrokyne,” said Col. Motuzyanyk.  In total, seven militants’ attacks took place in this sector.

No Ukrainian serviceman was killed or wounded in action yesterday.

Report on the military developments as of August 28 is available here. Interactive data on the shelling: chronology shelling chart and the interactive map.

 

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