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 Militants concentrated mortar strikes on Mariupol front - ATO press center

The Russian-terrorist groups continue conducting provocative attacks of the Ukrainian Army positions in the ATO area.

Censor.NET informs citing situation report of the ATO press center.

The summary reads: "The militants concentrated the attacks on Mariupol front Tuesday. The militants shelled Shyrokyne village from 10:35 to 11:20 a.m. from 120-millimeter mortars as well as our positions near Staromariivka from 10:50 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Ukrainian strongpoints near the villages of Novoselivka and Mykolaivka also came under fire from mortars, grenade launchers, and anti-tank weapons.

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"The criminals shelled Avdiivka from tank gun at 5:30 a.m. on the Donetsk front. The enemy committed strikes from 120-millimeter mortars on the village of Pisky three times, and impacted the village of Hranitne once.

"The gangs engaged with our military near the village of Maiorsk at 12:30 p.m. on Artemivsk front. The ATO soldiers forced the militants back from the Ukrainian troops' positions by successful tactical actions," the statement reads.

The press center stressed: "The enemy fired at the ATO forces' stronghold near Sokilnyky village on the Luhansk front twice using small arms and mortars. In general, the gangs used mortars and grenade launchers 16 times, small arms - six times, and fired from the tank weapon once from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m."

"The Ukrainian military strictly adhere to the cease-fire deal and open fire only in response forcing the enemy to stop attacks" the press service sums up.

Watch also: "We are shelled from grenade launchers and 120-millimeter mortars but we have nothing to answer with - the artillery was withdrawn" - Ukrainian soldiers in Pisky. VIDEO

 
 
 
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