Over the past day in the fighting killed among the Ukrainian military no, 5 got wounds.
On this day, January 9, the speaker said the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on ATO Colonel Alexander Motuzyanyk during a press briefing at the Ukrainian crisis media center.
The Russian commander of the militants machine-gunned a slave — Hur
«Over the past day in the fighting any Ukrainian serviceman wasn’t lost, however, 5 of our soldiers were injured,» said Motuzyanyk.
He also said that at the Lugansk direction the number of cases of ceasefire violations by militants have decreased by half in comparison with the previous days, up to 10.
In the direction of Donetsk took place on 11 attacks, 5 of them with heavy weapons.
The combat areas of enemy activity — traditional: Svetlodarsk arc Northern outskirts of Horlivka and Avdiivka industrial area. Heavy weapons the enemy used in all three areas.
At the same time near Svetlodarsk for the forces of the occupier actively fired at our soldiers from the APC. In General, each of the cases of violation of silence regime the enemy in the direction of Donetsk lasted on average from thirty minutes to three hours. The longest attacks recorded in the town.
On the Mariupol direction recorded 30 attacks, 8 of them mortar.
The most tense situation remains in the South area, in the area between Pavlopol to Shirokino. There, the enemy began to provoke our military is already at midnight, opening fire towards Ukrainian positions using rifles and heavy machine guns.
By the noon in the course went the mortars, of which the enemy fired on the Ukrainian lines of defense in Gnutovo, Water and Shirokino. And in the evening, at dusk, the militants struck artillery attack on the anti-terrorist operation forces in Shirokino and double-shelled tank is our strong point in Talakovka.
After this combat activity of the occupant is reduced, and the end of the day bands used mainly small arms, occasionally opening fire towards our fortifications.
As reported in the morning Bulletin, 8 January, the Russian occupation forces continued shelling of our positions in all directions — in General 51 attacks a day.
As reported in the last day, January 7, fighters 72 times opened fire on the ATO forces.
Note, in the direction of Mariupol on Christmas night raged the artillery of the invaders.
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.
Dec 28, ATO forces repelled the attack of militants near the Cool Beam.
On 30 December the Ukrainian military repelled two attacks under Popasnaya.
January 1, 2017, the first day of the new year, the militants are 38 times fired at positions of forces of anti-terrorist operation, from them 26 times – in the direction of Mariupol.
January 6, militants began the day with a powerful attack on the Lugansk direction.
Five Ukrainian soldiers were injured. The long shelling in the Avdeevka, – Motuzyanyk 09.01.2017