Donbas situation stabilizes, Russian troops committed 50 attacks yesterday, - Staff

The situation has got stable in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in Ukraine's Donbas.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the ATO Staff's press center on its Facebook page.

"The situation has stabilized in the ATO area, the number of attacks upon Ukraine's Army positions decreased. 50 attacks were recorded over the past 24-hour period," the report reads.

The Staff said 26 attacks were recorded in Mariupol direction, where positions at Vodiane area were shelled by Russian occupants for two days in a row from large caliber machine guns, grenade launchers, an anti-aircraft missile system, and 122 mm artillery.

The area of Palvopil, Shyrokyne, and Hnutove was shelled with large caliber mortars. Lebedynske was impacted with grenade launchers. Marinka and Krasnohorivka came under mortar fire.

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In Donetsk direction, positions at Avdiivka were attacked with grenade launchers and machine guns; one tank shelling was recorded. At Nevelske area, the enemy shelled Ukraine's defenses with 120 mm mortars. Zaitseve, Luhanske, and Kamianka area came under grenade launcher and machine gun fire.

In Luhansk direction, Ukraine's positions at Novozvanivka came under 120 mm mortar fire twice. At Stanytsia Luhanska and Novooleksandrivka, Russian mercenaries fired grenade launchers of various calibers.

As reported, five Ukrainian military were wounded on March 18 as Russian troops committed 85 attacks upon Ukraine Army's positions.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n432632