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 Militants' sabotage and reconnaissance unit attacked Ukrainian positions in Mariupol sector. Terrorists shelled Novotroitske stronghold with Grads, - ATO press center

Pro-Russian illegal armed groups continued to violate the cease-fire. The militants used heavy artillery and weapons, banned by the Minsk agreements, at night. It was reported about 40 attacks by the militants over the past 24 hours.

Censor.NET reports citing the ATO press center.

According to the report, Ukrainian strongholds at Avdiivka (south direction) were fired from small arms, grenade launchers, 82-mm and 120-mm mortars last night.

The militants shelled the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces' positions at Zaitseve with 82-mm mortars.

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Moreover, Ukrainian strongholds at Marinka and Krasnohorivka were fired from small arms and mounted automatic grenade launchers for several times.

In the Luhansk sector, the pro-Russian militants fired at Stanystsia Luhanska stronghold from heavy machine guns, grenade launchers and IFV's weapons. At the same time, the terrorists shelled the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces' positions near Popasna with automatic grenade launchers.

Mariupol sector was reported the hottest spot in the ATO area. Ukrainian soldiers at Vodiane and Shyrokyne were fired from small arms and grenade launchers. The terrorists shelled Novotroitske stronghold with 82-mm and 120-mm mortars, as well as BM-21 Grad rocket systems.

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Moreover, ATO forces' positions at Mykolaivka village were shelled with 120-mm mortars and 152-mm guns by the pro-Rissian militants.

A militants' sabotage and reconnaissance unit (SRU) attacked Ukrainian positions in Mariupol sector. The militants were forced to retreat.

The terrorists continued to violate the truce after midnight. As of Saturday morning, it was reported about 14 militants' attacks on the army along the entire front-line. 14 attacks on positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces along the line dividing the sides have already been reported today.

The militants used 122-mm mortars, banned by the Minsk agreements, firing at Avdiivka and Opytne.

Read more: Tension escalates in ATO area: 30 attacks recorded, militants fired 120-mm mortars, anti-aircraft guns, IFV cannon, - Staff



 
 
 
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