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 Terrorists committed more than 80 attacks on Armed Forces’ positions and peaceful cities and villages, – ATO HQ

The situation in the ATO area is consistently tense. The number of militants’ attacks on the Ukrainian troops’ positions has increased over the past day.

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

"The militants have committed more than 80 assaults on the ATO forces positions and peaceful cities and villages July 13. They used 152-mm and 122-mm artillery five times, 120-mm mortars, tanks, and multiple rocket launchers - 32 times. The terrorists shelled strongholds of the Ukrainian troops in the vicinity of Opytne, Avdiivka, Marinka, Novhorodske, Krasnohorivka, Maiorsk, Pisky, Vodiane, Leninske, and Khimik from 6 p.m. to midnight," the report reads.

It has been noted that it has been relatively calm at the Luhansk and Mariupol directions. The militants attacked positions of the ATO forces near Krymske while assaults of the enemy sniper have been recorded in Shyrokyne.

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"At the same time the enemy conducted active aerial reconnaissance in the Luhansk region: 12 flights of enemy drones were recorded, two UAVs were destroyed by air defense. The enemy drones have been spotted thrice on Tuesday," the headquarters noted.

It has been also reported that the militants' tanks were shelling the positions of the Ukrainian troops in Pisky twice on Tuesday from 12.15 a.m. Sniper activity has been recorded in Shyrokyne at 4 a.m.

"The enemy committed harassing fire near Shchastia, Stanytsia Luhanska, Krymske, Maiorsk, and Luhanske.

"The ATO troops are firmly holding defensive positions and are ready for any scenario," the headquarters added.

 
 
 
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