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 Pro-Russian militants opened fire 15 times over past day, employed 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, - Staff

Over the past 24-hour period, Russian occupation troops opened fire upon Ukrainian Army positions 15 times.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced in a report of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) Staff's press center as of Dec. 8.

According to the Staff, Russian occupation troops employed 120 mm mortars upon Ukrainian positions in Pisky area, used grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms upon Avdiivka in Donetsk direction.

In Mariupol direction, Shyrokyne, Talakivka, Marinka and Vodiane came under mortar, grenade launchers, IFV weapon and small arms fire.

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The Staff also reported that Russian militants employed 82 mm mortars and anti-aircraft missile systems to fire upon Lobacheve and Novooleksandrivka in Luhansk direction.

"The total of 15 attacks were recorded," the report reads.

Earlier, Russian occupation troops opened fire upon Ukrainian Armed Forces' positions 20 times.



 
 
 
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