Donbas: Heavy artillery, mortar fire reported in Donetsk region
23:58, 23 August 2016

Donbas: Heavy artillery, mortar fire reported in Donetsk region

Twenty attacks on Ukrainian forces over the past 24 hours

23:58, 23 August 2016

The most intensive situation is observed in the sector of Mariupol, the port city in Donetsk region. Heavy artillery strikes took place here as the enemy fired 152 and 122 mm artillery in Myrne. Maryinka and Vodyane were shelled from 120 mm mortars. In Hnutove, the pro-Russian mercenaries opened fire from an IFV. Heavy machinegun fire was reported near Shyrokyne village.   

Militants fired 82 mm mortars in Luhansk and Svidtlodarsk; near Verkhnyotoretske, they used RPGs, heavy machineguns and small arms. An armored personnel carrier was spotted near Svitlodarsk.

In Luhansk region, the enemy fired 82 mm mortars, automatic grenade launchers and small arms, landing their attacks in Krymske, Lopaskyne and Zolote.       

Source: anti-terrorist operation HQ

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