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 Russian militants committed 31 attacks on Ukrainian troops’ positions over day, used mortars, IFVs, APCs, - ATO HQ

The Russian occupation troops attacked the strongpoints of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 31 times today.

Censor.NET reports citing the latest update by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) headquarters press center.

"In Prymorske direction, the enemy employed 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, anti-aircraft guns, and grenade launchers of various systems against the strong points in the vicinity of Krasnohorivka. Ukrainian marines deployed near Pavlopil and Vodiane were fired upon with IFV weapons, anti-tank grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms.

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"Marines' positions near Shyrokyne were attacked with weapons of infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers. The defenders of Hnutove were attacked with large-caliber machine guns.

"In Donetsk direction, the enemy employed 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, and machine guns against the defenders of Avdiivka. The strongpoints near Luhanske village were shelled with 120 mm and 82 mm mortars. Besides snipers, positions near Zaitseve came under strikes with antitank grenade launchers.

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"In Luhansk direction, the Russian occupation troops shelled positions near Nyzhnie village with 120 mm mortars and strongpoints near Novotoshkivka - with 82 mm mortars. The enemy blanketed the defenders of Krymske village with automatic grenade launchers and fired upon the defenders of Popasna with large-caliber machine guns.

"The commanders made decisions to open retaliation fire several times as they recognized immediate threat being posed to the servicemen," the situation report reads.

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