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 Terrorists use Grads and destroy civilian property: 95 cases of shelling recorded yesterday, - ATO press center

Russian-terrorist groups significantly intensified their shelling of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces' positions last night.

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

They informed the terrorists shelled villages of Talakivka, Pavlopil, and Starohnativka with Grad systems at 10 p.m. yesterday. Talakivka and Starohnativka have been also sprayed with enemy artillery of 152-mm caliber. Novotroitske village was impacted by 120-mm mortars twice by midnight.

In the Donetsk direction, Opytne and Avdiivka were hit with Grads by the occupants. 152-mm artillery was used by pro-Russian terrorists against Vodiane, Kamianka, Novobakhmutivka, Pervomaiske. At the Artemivsk direction, Zaitseve village was hit by mortars and artillery of 152-mm caliber at 10 p.m., the press center informed.

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The HQ added that the enemy continues to deliberately destroy the Donbas infrastructure, hitting civilian property. At 5 p.m. terrorists shelled Shyrokyne with grenade launchers and large-caliber guns, and at 10 p.m. they hit Avdiivka and Opytne with Grads.

In total, Kremlin-supported mercenaries violated cease-fire 95 times over the day yesterday, Aug. 13, the press center reported.

After midnight, Aug. 14, terrorists used Minsk-banned artillery nine times between midnight and 6 a.m. Ukrainian positions near Vodiane and Opytne were shelled with Grads several times. Missile artillery was used to hit Krasnohorivka and Zaitseve one time each, the HQ informed.

 
 
 
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