Struggle in eastern Ukraine intensifies: militants attack with tanks
08:45, 9 November 2015

Struggle in eastern Ukraine intensifies: militants attack with tanks

Russian-backed militants targeted ten settlements in Donbas, violating Minsk agreements

08:45, 9 November 2015

The situation in the eastern Ukraine continues to deteriorate, reports the ATO press center. The number of attacks against Ukrainian positions grew to twenty.

In Donetsk direction Russian-backed rebels used tanks, amphibious infantry fighting vehicles BMP-2, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, as said in the report. Avdiivka was shelled for six times, Pisky faced armed attacked for three times. Government troops near Verkhniotoretske, Krasnohorivka, Opytne were under the gun of the militants.

In Luhansk region, they target government forces with grenade launchers and small arms near Shchastia. The press service also informs that a sniper worked in Shyrokyne, Mariupol direction. Starting from 18.00 militants shelled Ukrainian forces near Mayorsk, Zaitseve, and Shumy, Artemivsk direction, using heavy machine guns and small arms.

The number of wounded and killed is not reported yet.

Ukrainian military unilaterally adhere to Minsk agreement, emphasizes the ATO press center. Recalling, the weekend in Luhansk area remained calm.

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