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 Militants keep shelling civilian targets in Donbas - ATO press center

The illegal armed groups of the Russian-terrorist troops continue committing attacks on civilian targets and the ATO forces’ positions.

Censor.NET reports citing the ATO press center.

"Our positions near the villages of Avdiivka, Lozove and Dutovka mine were fired at from tank weapons. At the same time the bandits used 120-mm mortars near the village of Pisky. The position of the Ukrainian military near the village Hladosove were attacked from infantry fighting vehicle's gun," the statement reads.

Read also: Terrorists have been shelling Shyrokyne non-stop, using large-caliber missiles with shrapnel - ATO Headquarters

"Marinka and Pisky villages were also attacked with double-barreled AA gun (ZU23-2), 30-mm automatic grenade launchers (AGS-17), and small arms. Sniper attacks were recorded in the village of Kamianka," the ATO press center's report reads.

The terrorists opened fire near Shyrokyne several times using mostly small arms while the use of 122-mm cannon artillery from the militants' positions located north-east of the village were recorded as well. The engagements between the ATO forces and militants took place near the town of Shchastia and the villages of Donetske, Syze, and Hirske at the Luhansk direction."

"It should be noted that the war criminals were attacking not only the Ukrainian servicemen positions but civilian targets too. In particular, they shelled the Thermal Power Plant in Shchastia from automatic grenade launcher. The officers of the group coordinating civil-military cooperation are making every effort to restore peaceful life in the conflict zone. Thus, the construction materials, namely 1200 rolls of roofing material, which will be used to repair roofs of high-rise buildings, private houses and the Central City Library damaged by the terrorists, were delivered in the village of Marinka today," the ATO press center summed up.

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