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 Terrorists shelled positions of Ukrainian soldiers in Shchastia from tanks and grenade launchers

The enemy has shelled the ATO forces' positions near the town of Shchastia today, July 26, starting from 11.55 a.m.

Censor.NET reports citing the ATO press center.

The shelling was conducted from the direction of Obozne village. Ukrainian troops fired back from weapons which are not banned according to the Minsk agreements.

"The militants has used tanks, grenade launchers, small arms, and several infantry units against the ATO forces in the vicinity of the town of Shchastia. This was recorded by the OSCE monitors from both sides, which were waiting for Toni Frisch, Ambassador for Humanitarian Affairs of the OSCE in the vicinity of Shchastia town," the report reads.

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Ukrainian side of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination evaluates the incident as an obvious provocation aimed to discredit the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

At 2:20 p.m., Ukrainian side of the JCCC managed to achieve cease-fire. There are no victims among soldiers and civilians.

 
 
 
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