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Ministry of Defense: Two Ukrainian troops wounded in action over the last day

Ministry of Defense: Two Ukrainian troops wounded in action over the last day
Kyiv, January 26, 2018.

Russia-backed militants made three precision attacks upon the Ukrainian positions in the combat zone over the last day. They were using 120-mm mortars alongside other types of weapons. All the attacks took place in Donetsk sector, reported Colonel Dmytro Hutsulyak, Ukrainian Ministry of Defense spokesman on ATO, at a press briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center.

In the morning near Vodiane militants made a 40-minute long attack upon the Ukrainian troops’ positions using grenade launchers of various types. As soon as the twilight came Russian proxies fired upon Ukrainian troops’ strongholds near Novotroitske with 120-mm mortars. They launched 10 rounds. Later militants fired upon the Ukrainian positions near Pavlopil from 82-mm mortars. Ukrainian troops did not return fire.

Two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded in action.

Report on the military developments as of January 25 is available here. Interactive data on the shelling: chronology shelling chart and the interactive map.

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