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 Russian militants violated cease-fire in Donbas 118 times yesterday, employed large-caliber artillery and mortars, - Staff

Over the past 24-hour period, Russian militants shelled Ukrainian Army's position in the Donbas 118 times.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) Staff's press office on Facebook.

In Donetsk direction, Russian occupation troops shelled Avdiivka with tanks, mortars, IFVs, and grenade launchers. Nevelske, Luhanske, Novoselivka Druha, Zaitseve, Novhorodske, Pisky, Kamianka came under mortar and grenade launcher fire. Luhanske was impacted by and APC weapon and a sniper. Anti-tank guided missile systems were employed against Troitske.

In Mariupol direction, Krasnohorivka came under tank, artillery and mortar fire. 122 mm artillery shelled Shyrokyne and Vodiane. Mortars were impacting Novotroitske, Bohdanivka, Pavlopil and Chermalyk. The enemy fired grenade launchers and small arms upon Pavlopil, Talakivka, Lebedynske, Vodiane, and Shyrokyne. Shyrokyne, Marinka, Novotroitske, and Vodiane were fired at from an IFV.

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In Luhansk direction, 152 mm artillery was employed against Troitske, and 122 mm artillery upon Krymske. Novozvanivka, Katerynivka, Zolote, Orikhove and Troitske came under 120 mm and 82 mm fire. Novooleksandrivka, Novozvanivka, Malynove, Stanytsia Luhanska, and Katerynivka were impacted by grenade launchers and small arms. An IFV weapon fired upon Krymske.

"A total of 118 cases of fire were recorded," the report reads.

On Feb. 28, Russian militants committed 117 cases of cease-fire violations in the Donbas.



   
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