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 27 attacks and battle near Zolote village recorded yesterday evening - ATO press center

The Russian-terrorist forces violated the cease-fire 27 times from 6 p.m. to midnight May 4. Peaceful villages and cities were not attacked, but the overall situation in the anti-terrorist operation area remained tense.

Censor.NET reports citing the ATO press center.

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"The illegal armed groups once again shelled the ATO forces' positions near the villages of Shyrokyne, Pisky, Hnutove, and Opytne from 120-mm mortars and our positions near Pisky, Maiorsk, Leninske, and Kirove villages from 82-mm mortars in the Donetsk region. The criminals again shelled our strong points near Shyrokyne from 122-mm artillery and tank gun as well as attacked our positions near the villages of Opytne, Pisky, Hranitne, and Avdiivka using automatic grenade launchers, rocket launchers, and small arms.

"The enemy also shelled our positions near the village of Syze in the Luhansk region from 82-mm mortars," the statement of the press center reads.

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In addition, the press service reported that a clash between the Ukrainian soldiers and a group of terrorists took place in the village of Zolote: "The engagement of the Ukrainian military with a group of militants took place not far from the village of Zolote from 5.30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Our soldiers stopped the attackers with dense fire from small arms and forced them to retreat. There were no artillery attacks on peaceful villages and cities recorded within the reported period."

 
 
 
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