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 Ukrainian troops came under powerful mortar fire near Zatseve and Maiorsk, suffered losses, - ATO spokesman

This morning, pro-Russian terrorists carried out a mortar attack on Ukrainian positions in the Donetsk region, which resulted in casualties.

This was announced by Presidential Administration representative on ATO matters, Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk at a briefing, Censor.NET informs referring to LIGA.net.

According to him, Ukrainian army positions near Zaitseve and Maiorsk were attacked as the enemy fired more than 200 mortar rounds.

"The shelling is already over. By preliminary data, I can say that anti-terrorist operation forces suffered certain losses as a result of these actions by militants, while more detailed information will be reported tomorrow," Motuzianyk noted.

He added that after attacks on Ukrainian positions, militants repeatedly turned their guns at the temporarily occupied territories and opened fire.

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"Soon, they will try to blame these actions on ATO forces and charge them with violation of the Minsk agreements. This tactics is employed almost across the entire demarcation line where clashes occur," he said.

Over the previous day, no Ukrainian military was killed. One soldier was injured near Avdiivka.
 
 
 
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