Ukraine: Four killed servicemen in Donbas in past 24 hours

Separatist forces attacked Ukrainian troops 15 times in Donbas in the past day, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters reports.

As a result, four Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another four were wounded.

According to the ATO HQ, Ukrainian positions near the village of Vodiane in the Mariupol sector came under 82mm mortar fire twice and there was one attack with the use of an anti-tank grenade launcher. Militants twice used 82mm mortars and grenades to shell ATO positions near the village of Talakivka.

Attacks on the Armed Forces of Ukraine stationed near the town of Avdiyivka in the Donetsk sector lasted from 19:30 to almost 00:00. The enemy used grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. Similar weapons were used near the villages of Zaitseve and Luhanske. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in an attack on Ukrainian positions near the village of Verkhniotoretske., following Interfax Ukraine