Fresh shelling in Ukraine's Donetsk region
08:36, 11 May 2016

Fresh shelling in Ukraine's Donetsk region

Russian-backed insurgents continue using heavy-caliber weapons banned under Minsk peace deal

08:36, 11 May 2016


“In late hours of May 10, the militants opened fire at least twice”, the Anti-Terrorist Operation press centre reports. Russian-backed insurgents shelled government held positions near Luhanske in the Donetsk region using infantry fighting vehicles.

The insurgents are using heavy-caliber machine guns, banned under the Minsk peace deal, according to the ATO press center.

Sniper fire has also been exchanged in the vicinity of Taramchuk, a town near the strategic port city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine. Government reports suggest a spike in fighting in Donetsk and Luhansk following the May holidays.

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