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 Ukrainian positions attacked 53 times yesterday as enemy employed mortarts, grenade launchers, and IFVs, - ATO HQ

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Russian occupation troops continue conducting armed provocations against ATO (anti-terrorist operation) forces.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the ATO HQ press center on Facebook.

"Over the past 24-hour period, 53 attacks upon Ukrainian Armed Forces were recorded. More than a half of them occurred after 6 p.m. and before midnight," the report says.

In Donetsk direction, the enemy assaulted strongpoints at Avdiivka and Luhanske from small arms, grenade launchers, and 120 mm and 82 mm mortars. ATO strongpoints at Pisky, Novoluhanske, Novhorodske came under grenade launchers and small arms fire. IFV weapon was employed by the enemy in the area of Maiorsk and Verkhniotoretske.

Read more: Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, six wounded in past day, - ATO HQ

In Luhansk direction, pro-Russian illegal armed gangs were spraying Ukrainian defenders of Novozvanivka from automated grenade launchers, and used small arms in Valuiske area.

HQ said Prymorske direction was the hottest yesterday: "In Mariupol vicinity, Russian terrorist troops attacked ATO forces' positions near Shyrokyne, Vodiane, Hnutove, Chermalyk, and Pavlopil numerous times. The militants employed mostly small arms, grenade launchers of various systems, IFV weapon. The same weapons and 82 mm mortars were used in Marinka area. An enemy sniper was aiming at Ukrainian fighters in Marinka and Lebedynske area.

As reported, on May 10 Russian terrorist troops attacked Ukrainian positions 37 times in the ATO area.
 
 
 
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