19 attacks on Ukrainian Army reported since midnight in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

The enemy continues using Minsk-banned arms
23:57, 13 December 2017

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Russian-occupational forces continue gravely violating the Minsk agreements, use mortars and heavy artillery, the Ukrainian Army HQ on Donbas conflict informs.

In Luhansk sector, the situation was the most tensed. During the night, the militants used 82, 120-mm mortars to attack the Ukrainian strongholds near Popasna, Kriakivka, Novooleksandrivka, and Luhanske. On some parts of the contact line, the attacks lasted around 2 hours. At dawn, the enemy continued attacking with mortars near Popasna and Luhanske, while 152-mm artillery systems were used near Vrubivka, having fired around 10 shells. The mercenaries also used grenade launchers and small arms near Zolote, Lozove, and Krymske.

In Donetsk sector, the enemy also used forbidden mortars near Vodiane and Maryinka. Moreover, near the Azov Sea, the Ukrainian defenders of Pavlopil and Starohnativka were attacked with light infantry weapons.

The Ukrainian Army opened return fire to most of the 19 attacks.

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