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 Russian militants committed 78 attacks in Donbas today, used Minsk-banned MLRS, heavy artillery, - Staff

The Russian terrorist forces attacked the Ukrainian troops’ positions in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area 78 times today, March 2.

Censor.NET reports citing the latest update by the ATO Staff press center.

The statement reads: "20 missiles launched by the militants with Grad MLRS hit our positions in the vicinity of Vodiane village in Mariupol direction.

"Hnutove and Vodiane came under mortar strikes. Shyrokyne, Starohnativka, Lebedynske, Marinka, and Talakivka were fired upon with grenade launchers and small arms.

"Sniper attacks were recorded in Shyrokyne, Lebedynske and Marinka. The enemy employed IFV guns against Shyrokyne, Novohryhorivka, and Hnutove.

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"Novozvanivka village in Luhansk direction was shelled with 152 mm artillery. The occupants committed strikes on Novooleksandrivka, Novozvanivka, Katerynivka, Krymske and Malynove with mortars of various calibers.

"In Donetsk direction, Avdiivka and Butivka mine were shelled with tanks, 120 and 82 mm mortars. Grenade launcher strikes impacted Opytne, Pisky and Kamianka.

"The enemy employed IFV weapons and grenade launchers against Luhanske and small arms against Nevelske. Snipers fired upon Novhorodske and Kamianka while anti-aircraft guns were used against Troitske and Avdiivka," the situation report reads.

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