26 attacks reported in Donbas, - ATO HQ

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russia-backed militants continue to violate established ceasefire agreement
23:45, 26 December 2016

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Russia-backed illegal armed militants continued to attack Ukrainian positions over the past day. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.

In Mariupol direction, a tank attacked Shyrokyne three times. Shelling from 122 mm artillery and enemy IFV was also recorded. Militants attacked Talakivka and Shyrokyne with mortars of various calibers. Rocket launchers, heavy machine guns were used to attack Shyrokyne, Marinka, Pavlopil and Vodyane. In order to save lives of the military personnel, Ukrainian soldiers had to open fire in response once in Shyrokyne area.

In Donetsk direction, rocket launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms were used by Russian occupation forces to attack Avdiivka, Zaytseve and Luhanske.

26 attacks occurred overall.

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