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 Militants shelled Avdiyivka all day using mortars and artillery - ATO press center

Today, March 20, the illegal armed groups continued to fire at the positions of the ATO forces. In an attempt to engage our units into an armed confrontation, despite the peace agreements, the enemy once again used weapons, which was to be removed from the demarcation line.

This is stated by the ATO press center, Censor.NET reports.

The summary reads: "The largest number of provocations was observed at the Donetsk direction. The bombardment of the town of Avdiivka lasted here almost all day. At 10:35 a.m., 4:30 p.m. and 5:05 p.m. this locality was shelled by the criminals using 122-mm artillery. At 12:30 p.m. the town was fired at by a tank and at 2:40 by 120-mm mortars. Also, the Russian-terrorist groups used artillery, mortars and anti-tank weapons against Opytne, Pisky, and Novotroitske. In addition, near Pisky the Ukrainian military clashed with a sabotage and reconnaissance group of the enemy who tried to sneak into our territory. The fight lasted from 7:20 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Read also: Militants continue provocative attacks against Ukrainian troops using mortars over 20 - ATO press center ATO

"The criminals opened small arms fire at the Luhanske village at the Artemivsk direction. In the Luhansk region they fired at Stanytsia Luhanska, Sokolnyky, and Krymske. At the Mariupol the enemy used 120-mm mortars near the villages of Orlovske and Chermalyk.

"In total, from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. the enemy used mortars and grenade launchers 16 times, small arms 10 times and one time the separatists opened tank fire."


 
 
 
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