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 ‘Oplot’ militants mortared Donetsk and blamed Ukrainian army. VIDEO

Militants of ‘Oplot’ illegal armed unit, then-headed by current "DPR" leader Alexander Zakharchenko, intentionally mortared Donetsk city in order to discredit the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The militant of 'Vostok' battalion Dmitriy Redkin, nicknamed Mityai, told "DPR" journalist Mikhail Polynkov, Censor.NET reports.

"'Oplot' militants drove around the city, mortared it and blamed on Ukrainian soldiers. Finally, 'Sparta' militants detained the provocateurs and put them into jail," he said.

Redkin confirmed that 'Oplot' militants shelled 'Vostok' positions with Grad rocket systems in the vicinity of Zhovtneve village. At the same time, they can't explain the reasons of such actions.

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