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 Terrorists shelled Ukrainian positions 51 times yesterday, used banned weapons, - ATO press center

It was unquiet yesterday in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area. Continuing violating the Minsk agreements, Russian occupation troops used banned weapons to fire upon positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced in an ATO press center's report as of 6 a.m. June 29, posted on Facebook.

According to the Staff, the total of 51 cases of fire were recorded over the past day, 24 at Donetsk and Mariupol directions each, and three at Luhansk direction.

"At Donetsk direction, strong points near Pisky, Berezove, Luhanske, and Troitske were shelled by the enemy from machine guns of large caliber and grenade launchers of various systems. Mortar fire covered defenses near Avdiivka, Nevelske, Opytne, Novhorodske, and Zaitseve. Near Maiorsk, the enemy was firing from IFV weapons, and defenders of Putylivska (Butivka) mine were sprayed from heavy mortars," the message reads.

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It is reported that at Mariupol direction, Russian occupants were shelling positions of the ATO forces from small arms and grenade launchers near Hnutove, Talakivka, and Starohnativka, and from 122-mm SPGs near Lebedynske twice. Fire from 82-mm and 120-mm mortars covered strong points near Shyrokyne and Krasnohorivka. Near Marinka, enemy snipers were active.

"In the Luhansk region, the enemy was shelling positions near Novozvanivka from mortars; unaimed fire from automated grenade launchers was conducted near Krymske and check point Zolote," the press center added.

As reported, pro-Russian militants opened fire upon Ukrainian positions 71 times on June 27.
 
 
 
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