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 Situation deteriorated drastically: 15 attacks recorded yesterday, six - today, - Staff

The situation in the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) has sharply worsened.

Censor.NET reports quoting ATO press center.

"Yesterday, pro-Russian gangs opened fire on the positions of Ukrainian defenders 15 times. Militants keep violating the complete cease-fire regime virtually along the entire contact line," the report reads.

As also noted, in the evening, the enemy hit Ukrainian forces' strong points near Avdiivka with grenade launchers, small arms, and anti-aircraft guns, while grenade launcher and IFV attack was committed on ATO troops' positions near Luhanske.

At Mariupol direction, terrorists struck Ukrainian army strongholds near Shyrokyne and Starohnativka. The enemy used grenade launchers, anti-tank missiles, and IFV weaponry.

Read more: Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, another four injured yesterday, - ATO spokesperson

As also reported, at the Luhansk direction "criminals opened small arms fire on Ukrainian soldiers near Novooleksandrivka."

"The situation has been tense since the beginning of the current day. Illegal armed groups has already six times attacked Ukrainian troops' positions, using grenade launchers on the outskirts of Avdiivka and firing an IFV near Starohnativka. In the vicinity of Marinka, an increase in enemy sniper activity has been registered," the press center notes.
 
 
 
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