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 28 attacks on Ukrainian army positions registered over day. Snipers were active near Marinka, - ATO press center

The situation in the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) remains tense. Over the day, Russian mercenaries committed 28 attacks on ATO forces' positions.

Censor.NET reports quoting the ATO press center.

As reported, at the Donetsk direction, terrorists used mortars three times, firing some 30 mines on Ukrainian army strong points near Pervomaisk, Nevelske, and Zaitseve.

Militants also fired heavy machine guns, various types of grenade launchers, and small arms on Ukrainian troops' positions near Opytne, Zaitseve, Novoselivka, Maiorsk, Avdiivka, and Pisky.

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"At the Mariupol direction, our strongholds near Hnutove and Chermalyk came under mortar fire. Militants employed heavy machine guns and grenade launchers to hit our positions in Novotroitske and Marinka.

"Enemy snipers were active in the vicinity of Marinka and Butivka mine.

"In order to contain the enemy and stabilize the situation near Novotroitske, Ukrainian troops employed BMP weaponry and grenade launchers," the report notes.
 
 
 
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