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 31 attacks recorded yesterday, militants employed anti-aircraft guns, 120-mm mortars, and 152-mm artillery systems, - Staff

The situation in the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) remains difficult. Over the past day, terrorists employed weapons against Ukrainian soldiers 31 times.

Censor.NET reports referring to ATO press center.

As noted, militants used heavy artillery weapons banned by the Minsk agreements.

"Terrorists continue attacks on Avdiivka and its surroundings. Last night, the enemy hit our positions in the vicinity of this settlement, employing heavy machine guns, grenade launchers, and 82-mm mortars.

"The same weapons were used to strike Ukrainian army strong points near Krasnohorivka. In addition, militants fired anti-aircraft guns there," the report reads.

Read more: One soldier killed and one wounded in Avdiivka shelling yesterday, - ATO speaker

As also noted, last night the most difficult situation was at Mariupol direction, in particular in the area of Shyrokyne: "After hitting Ukrainian forces' strongholds near this village with grenade launchers several times, pro-Russian gangs shelled Ukrainian defenders from powerful artillery systems (152-mm)."

In addition, according to the Staff, the enemy used 82-mm and 120-mm mortars near Novotroitske, while anti-tank missile systems were fired in the vicinity of Pavlopil.

Over the past day, five passes of enemy UAVs were registered, two of which from the territory of the Russian Federation.

In the Luhansk region, it was relatively quiet during dark hours. However, early in the morning, ATO forces' positions near Shchastia and Sokilnyky came under small arms and grenade launcher fire.
 
 
 
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