73 attacks against ATO forces registered over last day

Source : 112 Ukraine

"The epicenter of the armed conflict remains Avdiivka" - ATO HQ
11:34, 9 April 2016

Over the last day pro-Russian militants shelled positions of Ukrainian Army 73 times, - reported the press service of ATO HQ on Facebook.

Day before militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Avdiivka 13 times

"The epicenter of the armed conflict remains Avdiivka where enemy has held 9 attacks against ATO soldiers using mortars caliber 120 mm and 82 mm. Total number of attacks on all Ukrainian units defending this city is 25 times", - said in a statement.

Also gunmen opened fire from the weapon prohibited by Minsk agreement - from mortars of large caliber – in Zaitsevo, Novgorodske, Nevelske and Pisky direction. They shelled Ukrainian forces positions in Opytne, Shirokino and Mayorsk districts.

Earlier Three Ukrainian troopers were injured in attacks on Avdiivka

"In Mariupol direction the bandits continued their snipers’ activity near Mariinka and also applied the fire self-propelled guns near Pavlopol”, - stated the press service of ATO HQ.

During this period, the ATO forces were compelled to 18 times open fire in response.

Also this week Ukrainian intelligence has documented 32 cases of violation of the Minsk agreements on the withdrawal of armaments.

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