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 Terrorists continue using harassing fire tactics. Shelling of Avdiivka, Pisky, and another attempt to storm Shyrokyne recorded at night - ATO press center

Terrorists continue shelling the Ukrainian troops’ positions.

Censor.NET reports citing the ATO press center's statement.

"The enemy keeps conducting sporadic attacks on the Ukrainian servicemen positions in the antiterrorist operation area following the tactics of 'harassing fire'.

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"The terrorists attacked our detachments 14 times during the night from 8 p.m. March 5 to 6 a.m. March 6.

"The cities and villages at the Donetsk direction have long been suffering from the largest number of attacks. The villages of Avdiivka and Pisky were shelled from mortars and grenade launchers at about 8 p.m. there. The criminals committed more strikes on Avdiivka at 1.50 a.m. They also attacked Kamianka village at 3.10 a.m. and Khimik neighborhood at 4.10 a.m.

"The enemy fired at the village of Shyrokyne at Mariupol direction several times for almost an hour totally using small arms and rocket launchers. The first assault started at 09.45 p.m. and the other one - at 12.30 a.m. The terrorists committed unsuccessful attempt to storm our positions there at 9.30 p.m.

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"A sniper attacked Leninske village at the Artemivsk direction at 08.05 p.m. The village of Shumy was fired at by the gangs from small arms at 08.30 p.m.

"Despite some enemy gangs' attempts to disrupt peace agreements by sporadic shelling, our military do not fall for provocations using weapons only in case of direct threat to life," the statement reads.

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