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 91 cases of shelling reported as militants mortared Avdiivka and fired from tank at Luhanske

The situation in eastern Ukraine continues to escalate. Over the past day, the number of attacks on Ukrainian troops' military positions increased setting a record. Russian mercenaries fired 91 times from tank weapons, mortars of various calibers, machine guns, grenade launchers, and small arms.

Censor.NET reports citing the ATO press center.

In particular, the militants 11 times opened fire at Avdiivka from 120-mm and 82-mm weapons simultaneously from three directions: from Yasynuvate, Mineralne, and Yakovlivka. At Shyrokyne, the militants fired 12 times from Sakhanka. More mortar strikes were reported near Novotroitske, Talakivka, and Pavlopil in the direction of the strongholds of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The illegal armed unitss fired from tanks near Luhanske. They carried out 15 rounds from 125-mm tank weapons at Ukrainian troops.

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73 militants' attacks reported. Avdiivka remains hottest spot, - ATO press center

More than half of cease-fire violation cases by the militants were reported from 5 till 12 p.m., when the OSCE observers are far from the demarcation line.

Despite the onslaught of the militants' units, the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces continue controlling the situation. They were forced to fire back 17 times over the mentioned period.

 
 
 
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