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 Biggest Source of Tension Today Is Donetsk Airport, ATO Press Center

During the day, the terrorists carried out 28 attacks on the positions of the Ukrainian troops.

This is reported by Censor.NET citing the press-center of the ATO.

The report says that: "As of 6:00 p.m. Nov. 18, 2014 the largest source of tensions is the area of the Donetsk airport, as well as eastern and south-eastern outskirts of Avdiivka. DUnits of the ATO forces providing the defense of strategic facilities and support points in the area were subjected to terrorist attacks thirteen times. The militants opened fire on our positions with small arms, artillery, and mortars. In the vicinity of the airport one combat engagement of our troops and the insurgents has been recorded."

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"There were mortar attacks on our units in Maloorlivka, Troitske and Chornukhyne. The village of Nikishyne was shelled by MLRS BM-21 Grad. In the Luhansk region our checkpoints, observation and the support points came under terrorist fire from Stanychno-Luhanske, Triokhizbenka, and Sokolnyky.

During the day, one serviceman was killed and nine were wounded. The ATO artillery inflicted spot fire strikes aimed at the destruction of insurgents firing points. Five fire missions against clusters of militants have been conducted," the press-center says.


 
 
 
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