A day in the ATO have been no losses. Near Shirokino and Avdeevka intensified militants — Motuzyanyk

Over the past day in the fighting in Eastern Ukraine, no Ukrainian soldier was killed and one was wounded.

On this day, 22 January, the speaker said the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on ATO Colonel Alexander Motuzyanyk during a press briefing at the Ukrainian crisis media center.

«Let’s start today’s briefing with the good news: over the past day by fighting none of the Ukrainian servicemen was killed and was wounded,» said Motuzyanyk.

On the Mariupol direction fighters again intensified on coastal frontiers: Water — Lebedinskoe — Shirokino.

«Yesterday on the site had been three-quarters of all attacks on the Mariupol direction. In the Water and Shirokino there was one intermittent mortar fire. Also enemy snipers twice opened fire towards the Ukrainian defenders in the area,» said Motuzyanyk.

The fighters used light weapons in Novohryhorivka, Granite, Pavlopole and Talakovka. In just the past day in the direction of Mariupol took place on 21 attacks on the militants.

On Lugansk the direction the fighting yesterday was concentrated in the Popasnyansky area.

«There, the militants opened fire from heavy anti-tank grenade launchers and machine guns. In one case of violation of silence regime occurred near the village of Lugansk and in the Trinity. In the past, militants fired two mortars of caliber of 82 mm in the direction of our positions,» — said Colonel Motuzyanyk.

Only happened seven attacks by militants, one of them with mortars.

In Donetsk direction militants fired 5 rockets. The illegal armed formations opened fire from grenade launchers on the Ukrainian military in zaytsevo.

«Closer to lunch, the enemy intensified in the industrial area of Avdiivka, where until midnight, there were three shootings, each lasting at least one hour. Also one armed provocation of the enemy was recorded in the evening in the Novgorod», — said the representative of the Ministry of defense.

Note that yesterday it was reported that one Ukrainian soldier was killed in the area of antiterrorist operations for the last day.

We will remind, on December 24, 2016, occupiers disrupted the regular arrangement about the mode of silence in the Donbass.

Before this several days of fierce fighting on the arc Svetlodarsk. Also, on December 23, ATO forces entered Novoluganskoe and established a checkpoint.

A day in the ATO have been no losses. Near Shirokino and Avdeevka intensified militants — Motuzyanyk 22.01.2017

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