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 Terrorists opened fire 47 times against ATO forces' position; hottest spots in Donetsk suburbs and Horlivka, - ATO Staff

Militants of illegal armed gangs opened fire 47 times against the ATO forces' positions. Most of the shelling was of aimed nature.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) press center in its report as of 6 a.m. Feb. 18, posted on Facebook.

According to the Staff, the majority of the cease-fire violation cases were recorded in Donetsk suburbs and in Horlivka.

"Our strong points in Opytne, Pisky, Troitske, Zaitseve, Novhorodske and Luhanske were fired at from grenade launchers of various systems and large-caliber machine guns. In addition, the enemy was conducting fire from 82-mm mortars in Marinka and Opytne," the message reads.

Read more: Militants employed mortars near Marinka and Opytne to attack Ukrainian troops' positions, - ATO press center

It is also reported that positions of Ukrainian soldiers near Krasnohorivka were fired at by the enemy six times during the day yesterday; the militants used mortars, an anti-aircraft mount, and an IFV.

"In the vicinity of Maiorsk, pro-Russian mercenaries were again using weapons banned by the Minsk agreements. From the direction of the 6-7 mine, a 122-mm artillery system of the enemy was conducting fire against out strongholds," the Staff informed.

At the Luhansk direction, Ukrainian positions near Triokizbenka were fired at with small arms.
 
 
 
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