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 Terrorists continue shelling ATO forces with all kinds of weapons: 152 cases recorded yesterday, - HQ

Aug. 12 from 6 p.m. to midnight, illegal armed gangs significantly increased the volume of shelling of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces' positions using almost all kinds of weapons.

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

According to the HQ, the most difficult situation was at the Donetsk direction yesterday. Ukrainian positions near Pisky, the Donetsk airport vicinity, were shelled with Grad systems and 120-mm mortars. Avdiivka has been hit with 120-mm mortars and 122-mm artillery multiple times. Opytne village has been also sprayed with Grads.

Near Mariupol, the enemy's artillery was shelling strong points of the Ukrainian army after 6 p.m., impacting Lebedynske, Starohnativka, Talakivka, Pavlopil. Grads were used as well, the HQ reported.

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At the Artemivsk direction, mercenaries sprayed Ukrainian units with mortars, 152-mm artillery, IFVs, and grenade launchers near Kirove at midnight.

"In total, yesterday was one off the hottest days over past weeks in terms of our positions being shelled. On Aug. 12, Russian terrorist troops violated the cease-fire 152 times. Most of the cases were recorded in the Donetsk region," the HQ reported and added that artillery was used 20 times, mortars - 32 times, MLRS Grad - 15 times, grenade launchers and small arms - 100 times.
 
 
 
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