Flare-ups continue in east Ukraine
09:15, 13 May 2016

Flare-ups continue in east Ukraine

Russian-backed militants shell government-held village of Avdiivka with 120mm mortars

09:15, 13 May 2016

Pro-Russian illegal armed groups have shelled Ukrainian positions at least 10 times in the past 24 hours, according to the ATO press center Facebook.

Near Avdiivka, in the Donetsk region Russian-backed militants attacked Ukrainian positions twice from grenade launchers, small arms, heavy machine guns, as well as 82 mm and 120 mm mortars.

In the Luhansk region, Russia-backed forces attacked from small arms and grenade launchers near Stepne and Novozvanovka.

In Novotroitske, southeastern Ukraine, near the strategic port city of Mariupol, militants have rocket-propelled grenade launchers to shell Ukrainian military.

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