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One Ukrainian soldier was killed, five were wounded over the past day in the area ATO.

The militants over the past day 44 times fired at positions of the Ukrainian military in the Donbas, the press center of the ATO on his page on Facebook on Wednesday morning.

“As a result of military operations for last days 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 5 more got wounds”, – is spoken in the message.

On the seaside direction, the enemy 120-mm mortars during the hours shelled fortifications of the ATO forces near Novotroitsk. Dusk hostile armed provocations with small arms and rocket-propelled grenades occurred near Shirokino, Hnutove, Birch, Bogdanovka, Pavlopol, Marinka and Krasnogorovka. In addition, the strong points of ATO forces near Krasnogorovka and Bogdanovka the enemy was the fire from APCS, and in the area of Shirokino, Pavlopol and Marinka shelling was carried out by enemy snipers .

On Donetsk the direction, firing in the morning one of the farms near the settlement novoluhans’ke on the arc Svetlodarsk, the militants did not stop shelling residential areas and infrastructure. In the evening they fired mortars Avdeevka. Resulting in injuring three civilians who at the time of the fire were at the bus stop. All of them were hospitalized to the city hospital. One of them is in serious condition. Also one of mine fell in the yard of a private home. I didn’t hurt anyone.

“In General, Avdeevka and its suburbs remain one of the hottest spots on the map of hostilities”, – emphasized in the headquarters. In this area the contact line of the enemy three times used a prohibited 120-mm mortars, and repeatedly beat on the defense fortifications of grenade launchers of various modifications and various small arms. In addition, in this area of infantry weapons, the militants fired at the Ukrainian soldiers who hold the Fort in the district of Sands and Zaitsev.

On the Lugansk direction were 6 cases of use of weapons by militants. In particular, after 18.00 until midnight the enemy fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms the strong points of ATO forces in the Crimean, the Village Lugansk, PPE and station Donets.