48 attacks reported in Donbas, two Ukrainian officers killed

Source : 112 Ukraine

Militants continue to violate Minsk agreement
23:51, 24 March 2017

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Russia-backed terrorist forces continue firing at Ukrainian positions in ATO zone. 48 attacks were recorded over past day. Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed as a result. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.

Most of the attacks were in Donetsk direction. Enemy fired near Zaytseve using grenade launchers and machine guns, it was also recorded enemy shooting from 152 mm artillery in the same direction. Russia-backed occupants used grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns near Avdiivka and Mayorske, they also fired 120 mm mortars. Positions near Butivka mine was attacked with a tank. Enemy fired at Ukrainian positions near Troitske from mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. 

In Mariupol direction, enemy attacked positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces near Shyrokyne and Vodyane using 120 and 82 mm mortars. Sniper also worked near Vodyane.

In Luhansk direction, positions near Novozvanivka were attacked from 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers and machine guns. 

Avdiivka civilian was injured during enemy shelling.

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