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 Ukrainian army prepares for attack from the sea at Mariupol. ATO HQ says seaborne assault will not be allowed

Fortifications are being erected at the two sites suitable for amphibious assault.

Two positions suitable for amphibious assault have been identified on the coast near Mariupol, the Donetsk region. Reconnaissance operations are being carried out with corresponding military experts working at the spots.

This was stated by deputy head of the ATO HQ in sector M, Lieutenant Colonel Oleksandr Sinko, Censor.NET reports citing LigaBusinessInform.

"Fortifications are currently being erected in these areas. We will not allow any seaborne assault," Sinko said.

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According to him, the militants have not opened fire near Mariupol, particularly, in the direction of Shyrokyne, since this morning. The Ukrainian forces also observe the silence mode. Yesterday the silence mode had been violated by the DPR terrorists. Snipers had been sweeping the positions of the Ukrainian military; other types of small arms as well as mortars had been used.


 
 
 
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