Donbas: Sniper attacks reported in Donetsk region
08:10, 29 August 2016

Donbas: Sniper attacks reported in Donetsk region

The incidents took place in Pisky and Opytne villages

08:10, 29 August 2016


76 attacks on Ukrainian positions were reported over the last 24 hours. Most of them (37) occurred in the vicinities of Donetsk, the rest – near Mariupol and Luhansk.

Russia-backed militants opened fire from 152 mm artillery in Arkhangelske; Avdiivka and Pisky were shelled from 122 mm artillery systems.  120 mm mortars, RPGs and large-caliber machineguns were used during attacks on Avdiivka. Tanks fired in that sector, too.

The area of Svitlodarsk bulge was shelled from 82 mm mortars; enemy IFVs opened fire there, too. Novoselivka II was shelled from an anti-tank missile launcher. The enemy fired AA guns at Ukrainian outposts in Luhanske, Pisky and Avdiivka. 

Source: anti-terrorist operation HQ

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