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 Consequences of militants’ attack on Ukrainian troops’ positions in Shchastia: fortifications partially destroyed, posts impacted by several direct hits

The militants were attacking the Fasad stronghold of the 92nd Separate Mechanized Rifle Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Shchastia village for more than five hours July 28.

Censor.NET informs citing the statement of the soldier of 92nd Separate Mechanized Rifle Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Dmytro Bulatov on Facebook.

Read more: Ukrainian soldiers repulsed militants' assaults near Shchastia and Avdiivka , - ATO press center

"There were two assaults on the Fasad strongpoint July 28, 2015: The first engagement took place between 6.30 a.m. and 8: 00 a.m. The Terrorists used AGS automatic grenade launchers (about 60 grenades launched) and 82-mm mortars (seven mines launched). The second storm was committed between 4 p.m. 7.30 p.m. They employed 82-mm mortars (about 50 mines launched), 73-mm SPG automatic grenade launcher (11 rounds), 125-mm tank gun (10 rounds), anti-tank guided missiles (five rockets), 30-mm AGS automatic grenade launchers (about 300 grenades), heavy machine guns (2,500 - 3,000 rounds). A part of heavy machine gun rounds reached the town of Shchastia," he wrote.

"Part of the fortifications were destroyed. There were several direct hits to the posts. They are currently being rebuilt. The Niva car, which has already become combat vehicle, was hit by hollow charge shell launched from SPG. It has been badly damaged but is still in working order. We will fix it. Minor damage was also inflicted by fragments to two more vehicles - nothing of critical character and not for the first time. All soldiers are alive. No one received injuries," Bulatov summed up.

Read more: Russian miltants committed 47 attacks at Ukrainian positions over past day, - press center ATO

 
 
 
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