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 Militants mortared Verkhniotoretske thrice, - Defense Ministry

The pro-Russian militants continue to violate the cease-fire in the east of Ukraine.

This was announced by Defense Ministry spokesperson on ATO matters Andrii Lysenko, Censor.NET reports citing Liga.net.

In the Luhansk sector, the militants used 120 mm mortars firing at Katerynivka and Krymske. Stanytsia Luhanska was fired from small arms, while Katerynivka and Popasna were shelled with grenade launchers. There were reports of six militants' attacks in the Luhansk sector over the past 24 hours.

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17 militants' attacks have been reported in the Donetsk sector. The terrorists used mortars firing at Verkhniotoretske, Avdiivka and Zaitseve.

"The militants fired for about 60 shells at Ukrainian soldiers. Pisky and Opytne were fired from small arms," Lysenko said.

22 militants' attacks reported In the Mariupol sector, the militants used mortars trice firing at Krasnohorivka, Vodiane, and Shyrokyne.

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