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 Terrorists shelled Ukrainian forces' positions 78 times yesterday, - ATO press center

The situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area remains stable but tense.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the ATO press center on its Facebook page.

They inform that over the past day, July 23, pro-Russian gangs shelled the positions of the Ukrainian army 78 times. 35 of the cases were conducted in the evening time, from 6 p.m. till midnight.

"Novhorodske village was shelled by Russian terrorists with a tank from the occupied Horlivka at 9:30 pm. Ukrainian forces' positions near Opytne, Avdiivka, Berezove were shelled from 152-mm and 122-mm caliber artillery between 8:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. At around 9 p.m., the gangs were firing at our positions near Pisky using 120-mm mortars," the message reads.

Read more: Militants committed over 40 attacks on Ukrainian troops' positions. Engagement with terrorists' subversive group took place near Syze - ATO press center

Mercenaries also shelled the ATO forces near Novhorodske, Rozsadka, Avdiivka, Kirove, Stanytsia Luhanska, Sanzharivka, Luhanske, Lozove, Marinka, Opytne and other villages numerous times.

"As of 6 a.m. today, July 24, the shelling continues. After 2 a.m., terrorists had been firing at the ATO forces' positions near Pisky with a tank for more than an hour. After 4 a.m., Krasnohorivka positions of the Ukrainian army was shelled with a 120-mm mortar for over 30 minutes.

"Marinka, Pisky, Kriakivka, Luhanske, Popasna, and Lozove were also fired at with small arms by the armed gangs," the HQ added.



 
 
 
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