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 Militants reduced the number of attacks - ATO press center

The so-called "DPR" and "LPR" illegal armed groups showed dynamics to reduction of combat activities since midnight to 6 p.m. April 15 in the area of the anti-terrorist operation. In total, the gangs have fired at Ukrainian positions along the demarcation line 24 times, mostly using small arms.

This is reported by Censor.NET citing the ATO press center.

The report notes: "The largest number of cases of silence mode violations was recorded at the Donetsk region. In the area of Pisky, the criminals shelled our positions with mortars five times, four of them with 120-mm ones.

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"In the area of Shyrokyne, the enemy used mortars twice, as well as opened fire using a tank and self-propelled artillery. Mortar fire was also conducted in the direction of a strong point near Opytne."

"In addition, the criminals opened fire on the positions near Avdiivka three times, including once with the use of anti-aircraft system. Automatic grenade launchers and small arms were also used against the positions close to Opytne and Maiorsk," the report says.

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The summary also states that "In the Luhansk region, a military clash took place near Donetske village. Ukrainian soldiers opened dense fire and forced the enemy to retreat. There was no shelling of towns and villages from 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 15."

"The Ukrainian servicemen at the forefront of defense along the demarcation line do not give in to provocations and demonstrate self-control and strength of mind, as well as observe the Minsk agreement," the press center of the ATO concludes.

 
 
 
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