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 Terrorists violated cease-fire 109 times over past day, as fight occurred near Leninske, - ATO press center

Ukrainian military continue resisting illegal armed units in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area.

This is reported by Censor.NET citing the ATO press center.

"Aug. 3, from 6 p.m. to midnight the enemy continued shelling our positions using arms that must be removed from the demarcation line.

Read more: "DPR" terrorists' heavy weapons guarded by paratroopers from Russia's Orenburg, - OSCE

"Like in previous days, the key resistance was recorded near Donetsk. At about 7 p.m. mercenaries fired twice at Avdiivka using 120-mm mortars. From 10:10 p.m. to midnight they delivered mortar fire at the city areas with no ATO forces. Also, at about 11 p.m. terrorists fired tanks three times at our strongholds in Pisky. Vodiane was sprayed from 152-mm mortars at 8 p.m. At 10:30 p.m. mercenaries struck Pervomaiske from 122-mm artillery and tanks. Moreover, at 11:20 p.m. the enemy fired 120-mm mortars at civilian homes in Opytne. The enemy artillery sprayed Sanzharivka in the Artemivsk direction. In the area of Mariupol occupants shelled Starohnativka from mortars and 152-mm artillery.

In general, during the past day, Aug. 3, illegal armed units violated cease-fire 109 times. After midnight, Aug. 4, militants concentrated fire in the Donetsk region shelling Opytne, Vodiane, Avdiivka, Marinka. And around 1 a.m. our troops engaged in a fight with an enemy sabotage and reconnaissance group near the village of Leninske. Due to skillful actions of our fighters the mercenaries retreated," the report reads.

Read more: Militants committed artillery and mortar strikes on ATO troops' positions near Donetsk and at Mariupol direction, - ATO press center

 
 
 
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