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 Ukrainian positions at Avdiivka were shelled twice with large-caliber mortars. Militants’ sniper reported in Pisky, - ATO press center

The situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area remains tense, but is still under control of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Russian militants do not stop shelling the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. It was reported about 44 militants’ attacks over the past 24 hours (20 - in the Donetsk sector; 24 – in the Mariupol sector).

Censor.NET reports citing the ATO press center.

According to the report, the pro-Russian militants fired at Ukrainian strongholds near Vodiane, Krasnohorivka, and Marinka in the Mariupol sector. The ATO forces' positions at Pavlopil and Shyrokyne were shelled twice with 82-mm mortars. Later, Shyrokyne and Novotroitske were shelled with banned heavy mortars.

Read more: About 149,500 Ukrainian soldiers obtained combatant status since ATO started, - Ministry of Defense

In the evening, the militants intensified fire in the Donetsk sector. Thus, Ukrainian positions in Avdiivka were shelled twice with 120-mm mortars, while Ukrainian soldiers at Opytne and Pisky were fired from large-caliber machine guns, grenade launchers, ZU-23 anti-aircraft autocannon, and 82-mm mortars. Moreover, it was reported about a militants' sniper in the area.

Zaitseve defenders were heavily mortared by pro-Russian militants from 9 p.m. till 10 p.m.

Pro-Russian terrorists based in occupied Dokuchaievsk were firing at Mykolaivka village from banned 120-mm mortars from 10:10 to 11 p.m. It was reported about seven shells hitting the ground. Later, the militants used 122-mm SP guns.

The cease-fire was observed in the Luhansk sector.

Read more: 49 militants' attacks reported yesterday. 20 large-caliber shells hit Pisky, - ATO press service





 
 
 
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