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 Fierce fighting took place near the 31st checkpoint: terrorists brought up dozens of howitzers and Grads - Tymchuk

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Fierce fighting took place in the vicinity of the checkpoint No. 31.

MP Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on Facebook, citing situation report of the Information Resistance group, Censor.NET reports.

"The enemy brought up a considerable number of artillery - at least two artillery groups were recorded (Cannon artillery: 122-mm D-30 howitzers mostly; and up to 10 Grad multiple rocket launchers - up to 25 units of equipment totally). These artillery groups perform tasks on inflicting a fire defeat to Ukrainian detachments not only at the forefront but also deep within their combat positions," he wrote.

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In addition, according to him, the enemy artillery is trying to prevent the arrival of reinforcements and provisioning of the Ukrainian troops in the area.

"There were enemy's attempts to conduct artillery target reconnaissance (in the first place, to obtain the data for artillery strikes over the command provisioning, and communications posts of the Ukrainian troops)," Tymchuk wrote.

 
 
 
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