Donbas: Tank gun fire reported in Avdiivka
08:30, 3 October 2016

Donbas: Tank gun fire reported in Avdiivka

Russia-backed militants landed 48 attacks on Ukrainian positions

08:30, 3 October 2016

Over the last 24 hours, the most intense activity in Donbas was observed in the Mariupol sector; in Pavlopol, Vodyane, Shyrokyne, the enemy opened fire 20 times in total. A sniper shot at Ukrainian emplacements in Pavlopol, and in Shyrokyne, Ukrainian troops went under fire from an IFV.

In the vicinities of Donetsk, Avdiivka, Zaitseve, Kamyanka, Novhorodske and Verkhnyotoretske were the hottest flashpoints. The enemy used 82 and 120 mm mortars; 152 mm artillery shells hit Zaitseve, and another enemy tank fired on Avdiivka. Enemy sniper fired at Ukrainian soldiers in Verkhnyotoretske.  

Ukrainian army position in Krymske and Novoolexandrivka were shelled from 82 and 120 mm mortars.

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