Donbas militants shell Ukrainian positions 91 times over past days, 4 Ukrainian troops injured

Donbas militants shell Ukrainian positions 91 times over past days, 4 Ukrainian troops injuredMilitants shelled Ukrainian Armed Forces positions 91 times during the past 24 hours. Four soldiers were injured due to the attacks.

This is reported by the ATO headquarters on Facebook.

“The situation in ATO area remains tense but controlled by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Russian-terrorist forces continue to shell Ukrainian positions,” the message says.

In Donetsk direction, militants shelled Avdiivka from all types of weapons, including heavy mortars, tanks. Butivka mine, Kamianka, Troitske were shelled from 120 mm mortars, Luhanske and Zaitseve – from grenade launchers, IFV and mortars, Mayorske – from 82 mm mortars, Pisky – from IFV, Novhorodske and Opytne – from grenade launchers and small arms.

"About 23.00, the enemy made provocative shelling from 152 mm calibre artillery systems in Kleschyvka village direction located on Bahmutskiy highway and is not on the contact line," the statement said.

In Mariupol direction, the occupants shelled Pavlopil from 120 mm mortars and 122 mm artillery systems. Ukrainian positions in Vodyane and Shyrokyne were shelled from IFV weaponry, missile systems and heavy machine guns, in Hnutove and Taramchuk – from machine guns and SPG-9, in Novohryhorivka – from IFV weaponry, Mariinka – from heavy machine guns and Krasnohorivka – from 82 mm mortars and grenade launchers.

In Luhansk direction, Russia-backed rebels shelled ATO forces in Krymske and Novooleksandrivka from grenade launchers and 120, 82 mm mortars, Orihove –from 82 mm mortars and grenade launchers and Valuyske – from small arms.

"Around midnight enemy tried shelling the positions in Novooleksandrivka and Novozvanivka area and from 122 mm artillery," the message says.
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