Shyrokyne, Avdiivka shelled from 82 mm mortars
21:52, 21 April 2016

Shyrokyne, Avdiivka shelled from 82 mm mortars

Nine attacks were reported over the day

21:52, 21 April 2016

“The situation remains tense in the combat area. 9 attacks on Ukrainian positions took place”, reads the message on the ATO Press Centre’s Facebook page.

Ukrainian army emplacements near Avdiivka and Shyrokyne (both in Donetsk region) went under mortar fire. The enemy also used anti-tank missile launchers, automatic grenade launchers and small arms. Pro-Kremlin militants also fired on positions near Pervomaysk and Trudovske. The government troops opened return fire twice, using RPGs and large-caliber machinegun. 

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