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 Terrorists violated cease-fire 33 times yesterday. Battle took place near Zaitseve, - ATO press center

The situation in the zone of responsibility of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces remained virtually unchanged over the past 24 hours.

Censor.NET informs citing the situation report by the ATO press center.

According to the headquarters, the Russian-terrorist gangs continue violating the terms of the cease-fire deal occasionally.

"The militants continue consistently attacking the ATO forces' positions on the outskirts of the Donetsk airport near Pisky and Opytne villages with small arms, grenade launchers and high-caliber machine guns. In addition, the enemy was shelling Pisky village with 82-mm mortar yesterday.

"The invaders provided indiscriminate fire with small arms at the Ukrainian troops' positions on the approaches to the villages of Shumy, Kodema, and Maiorsk north of Horlivka. The terrorists accurately employed grenade launchers, high-caliber machine guns, and sniper weapons near Luhansk late at night.

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"The attacks on the ATO forces' positions with the use of grenade launchers were recorded near Chermalyk village at the Mariupol direction," the report reads.

It is noted that a short clash with the subversive reconnaissance group of the pro-Russian bandits consisting of up to 15 militants took place near Zaitseve at night: "The militants retreated having received a fitting rebuff from the Ukrainian defenders. The potential losses among the assailants are specified.

"A total of 33 episodes of cease-fire violation by the militants were recorded yesterday. Our positions have been attacked about five times after midnight mostly with the use of small arms," the ATO press center added.

 
 
 
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