Russian proxies committed 15 attacks on Ukrainian troops’ positions today, employed banned weapons, - ATO press center

Russian mercenaries continue assaulting the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area. 15 attacks recorded since the beginning of the day including 12 at the Donetsk direction, one - at the Luhansk section of the front, and two - at the Mariupol one.

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

The statement reads: "The militants committed three 82-mm mortar strikes on the strongholds near Zaitseve during the day as well as employed grenade launchers of various systems and high-caliber machine guns there.

"Russian mercenaries shelled the positions near Avdiivka with mortars and automatic grenade launchers around 6 a.m.

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"The militants fired at the fortified positions in the vicinity of Novotroitske, Marinka, Maiorsk, and Pisky with grenade launchers of various systems, machine guns, and small arms.

"Russian terrorists indiscriminately fired at the ATO forces' positions near Novotoshkivske and Zaitseve villages using mortars as well as attacked strong points near Krasnohorivka and Butivka mine with small arms and grenade launchers.

"Ukrainian soldiers did not respond to provocations. They did not open fire in return."

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n379081