Activity of Russian militants in the ATO area is still high

Source : 112 Ukraine

Over the past day gunmen shelled positions of Ukrainian military 65 times
11:33, 2 April 2016

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The activity of militants in the ATO area is still high. Over the past day, they shelled the positions of the Ukrainian military 65 times, - reported ATO HQ.

It is reported that in order to hold back the onslaught of the enemy, Ukrainian soldiers were forced to fire 12 times in response. "However, only from small arms and rocket-propelled grenades, which is not a violation of the Minsk agreements", - stressed in the press center.

Earlier we reported that enemy mines hit Avdiivka and Nevelske

At the same time, Russian militants used weapons prohibited by the Minsk Agreement: they opened fire from mortars 120-mm and 82-mm caliber on Armed Forces of Ukraine units that keep the defense in all directions. In particular, they shelled Avdeevka 6 times, also using firearms.

At the Donetsk direction gunmen fired on positions of Armed Forces of Ukraine with grenade launchers, machine guns of large caliber, anti-tank missile complexes in Pisky, Lugansk, Novgorod, Opytne and near Butovka mine.

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