Donbas: Militants shelled Ukrainian positions 30 times
08:55, 22 April 2016

Donbas: Militants shelled Ukrainian positions 30 times

Ukrainian Armed Forces returned fire 7 times from small arms and grenade launchers

08:55, 22 April 2016

Pro-Russian militants shelled ATO positions in Donbas 30 times over the previous 24 hours. Weapons prohibited by Minsk agreements were used 7 times, informed ATO press center on Facebook.

“Military activity of militants in ATO area remains high, especially in Donetsk direction”, - ATO press center informed.

It has been reported, that militants shelled Ukrainian positions from mortars, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers near Zaitseve, Avdiivka and Verkhniotoretske. Near Luhanske, they used BMP-1 and BMP-2. Enemy snipers operated near Maryinka. “In Mariupol direction, near Shyrokyne, Ukrainian positions were shelled from mortars, grenade launchers and anti-aircraft missiles”, - the press center informed.

Situation was tense in Luhansk region. Near Triokhizbenka Russia-backed terrorists attacked from grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. Militants shelled ATO positions and a checkpoint in Stanitsa Luhanska.

Ukrainian military were forces to return fire 7 times from small arms and grenade launchers. 

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