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 Russian terrorists attacked Ukrainian troops 20 times yesterday, used 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers, IFVs, - Staff

The situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone is under control as the cease-fire deal is generally observed.

Censor.NET informs citing the situation report by the ATO Staff press center as at 6 a.m. Sept. 8.

According to the Staff, the Russian occupation forces opened fire on Ukrainian soldiers' positions 20 times over the past 24-hour period: eight attacks recorded at Donetsk, nine - at Mariupol, and three - at Luhansk direction.

"At Donetsk section of the front, the enemy committed provocative attacks near Avdiivka using 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers, machine guns, and small arms. Machine guns and small arms were employed against Verkhniotoretske and Luhanske. The invaders shelled Novoselivka Druha with grenade launchers.

"It was tense in Shyrokyne at Mariupol direction as the militants fired at this village with 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers and machine guns. The enemy also provided harassing fire with small arms near Marinka and Starohnativka. Besides, the militants employed IFV guns, machine guns, and small arms against the defenders of Shyrokyne.

"The enemy fired at Novooleksandrivka at Luhansk direction with grenade launchers and machine guns and attacked Popasna with small arms," the latest update reads.

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It was also noted that the enemy used no heavy weapons.

Besides, three occupants' UAVs were spotted flying over ATO forces' positions at Luhansk and Mariupol directions.

"The Armed Forces of Ukraine strictly observe the Minsk accords. The units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces carry out operational coordination, improving their professional skills and weapons proficiency at the specially equipped training grounds in the anti-terrorist operation zone. The range practice is conducted according to the military units combat training plan pre-agreed with the local authorities," the ATO Staff press center added.

As reported, the Russian proxies attacked the Ukrainian troops' positions 21 times Sept. 6 using 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, machine guns, and grenade launchers.
 
 
 
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