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 Terrorists intensified attacks on Ukrainian forces’ positions - ATO press center

The number of attacks conducted by the illegal armed groups in the anti-terrorist operation area continues to grow each day. The militants 58 times shelled the positions of our military from 7.00 a.m. today.

Censor.NET reports citing the ATO press center official report.

The report reads: "The terrorists shelled 29 cities and villages and the Ukrainian troops' positions near them. Besides Donetsk airport, which has been a flash point for several days already, the situation also worsened in other areas of the Luhansk and Donetsk regions today. The armed gangs continue to use heavy weapons - mortars, artillery, tank guns and multiple launch rocket systems."

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"The most of today's attacks inflicted the villages of Chermalyk, Hnutove, Pisky, Hranytne, Opytne, Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka and the thermal power plant in the city of Shchastia. All these villages were shelled from multiple rocket launchers, artillery, and mortars, and the thermal power plant in the city of Shchastia was thrice hit from Grads.

"In addition, the bandits fired at on meteorological and control tower and the new terminal in the Donetsk airport using small arms, rocket launchers, mortars, artillery, and tank guns during the day. A sniper "worked" in the area of the new terminal in the morning, and an engagement took place there in the afternoon.

"However, the situation at the forefront is under the control of the Ukrainian military, who, if necessary, are committing retaliation fire suppressing the most active and dangerous enemy firing points. The casualties among the militants are verified," the press center sums up.

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