Donbas: Vicinities of Mariupol remain key flashpoints in combat area
08:08, 27 July 2016

Donbas: Vicinities of Mariupol remain key flashpoints in combat area

Since Tuesday morning, Russia-backed militants landed 22 attacks on Ukrainian positions in this sector

08:08, 27 July 2016

In total, 39 attacks took place over the period across Donbas, anti-terrorist operation HQ reported. The enemy used mortars, RPGs and small arms to fire at Krasnohorivka, Donetsk region. Same kind of weapons was used during attacks on Shyrokyne, Maryinka and Novotroitske. 17 attacks took place in the vicinities of Donetsk.

Avdiivka, another tough spot on the map of the combat area, was shelled from wide range of weapons; 122 mm artillery systems, 82 and 120 mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machineguns and small arms were used. Pro-Kremlin mercenaries opened mortar fire on positions of Ukrainian military in Nevelske, Zaitsevo and Butivka coal mine, all in Donetsk region.

Near Opytne, the militants fired AA guns. Ukrainian positions in Luhanske, Donetsk region, went under RPG fire.     

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