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 Militants stepped up attacks near Donetsk Wednesday evening, - ATO press center

As of 9 p.m., Dec. 16, militants had carried out 27 attacks on the positions of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by head of ATO HQ press center Anton Myronovych on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.

"In our evening report at 6 p.m. we talked of 18 attacks, whereas as of 9 p.m. 27 attacks had been registered. Almost all of them were unsighted and near Donetsk," Myronovych said.

"The most difficult situation is still near the temporarily occupied city of Donetsk. Militants continue to fire small arms, RPGs, and heavy machine guns. Pisky, Opytne, and Butivka mine got under enemy fire today. Increased sniper activity has also been registered in this direction," he added.

Read more: 18 armed provocations registered on Dec. 16. Pisky and Opytne got under sniper fire, - ATO press center
Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n365480