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 Russian mercenaries attacked Ukraine positions 37 times yesterday, used artillery, mortars, grenade launchers, - ATO HQ

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Situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area remained tense over the past 24-hour period. After decreasing their combat activity during the day, Russian terrorist troops intensified in the evening.

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

"A total of 37 attacks upon positions of the Ukrainian defenders were reported along the entire demarcation line yesterday," the report says.

In Prymorske direction, 12 attacks were recorded. Militants shelled Ukraine's defenses in Shyrokyne with small arms, in Hnutove with automatic mounted grenade launchers. At the demarcation line near temporarily occupied Donetsk the enemy fired grenade launchers of various systems and large caliber machine guns upon Ukraine's positions at Krasnohorivka and Novomykhailivka.

In Donetsk direction, pro-Russian gangs conducted more attacks upon ATO units. Avdiivka was the hottest spot there, where 82 mm mortars, IFV weapon, grenade launchers and small arms. The same weapons were used by separatist forces in Pisky, Verkhniotoretske, Novhorodske, Maiorsk, and Zaitseve.

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In Luhansk direction, 10 attacks by terrorists were recorded yesterday. Artillery systems of 100 mm caliber were used most extensively here. Novozvanivka and Troitske strong points came under 120 mm mortar fire in the evening. Cannon artillery of 122 mm was employed in Troitske area.

The HQ confirmed two wounded in yesterday's combat actions.

As reported earlier, Russian troops committed 49 attacks upon ATO forces on May 14.
 
 
 
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