Censor.NET reports citing the latest update by the ATO Staff press center.
"Krasnohorivka, Novotroitske, Vodiane, Marinka, Pavlopil, and Bohdanivka in Mariupol direction were shelled with mortars of various calibers. The enemy fired upon Lebedynske, Starohnativka, Taramchuk, Marinka, Novohryhorivka, Shyrokyne, Chermalyk, Vodiane, and Hnutove with grenade launchers and small arms. Sniper attacks were recorded in Talakivka.
"Krymske, Novooleksandrivka and Popasna in Luhansk direction came under mortar strikes. Novozvanivka, Novooleksandrivka, and Stanytsia Luhanska were fired at with grenade launchers and small arms.
"In Donetsk direction, the invaders employed mortars of various calibers against Nevelske, Maiorsk, Avdiivka, Dacha and Luhanske; grenade launchers and small arms - against Opytne, Kamianka, Luhanske, Pisky, Nevelske, Avdiivka, Zaitseve, and Troitske. Maiorsk also came under small arms fire. The enemy snipers committed attacks in Avdiivka and Zaitseve. Anti-aircraft guns were used against Troitske.
"A total of 80 attacks were recorded yesterday," the situation report reads.
As reported, the Russian-backed militants attacked Ukrainian troops 69 times on March 8.
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