ATO HQ: Donbas militants 16 times opened fire on Ukrainian units

Source : 112 Ukraine

They used mortars, grenade launchers, small arms, anti-aircraft weapons and IFVs
19:39, 28 May 2016

Since the beginning of the day May 28 pro-Russian armed formations in the area of anti-terrorist operation 16 times opened fire on units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, mostly before dawn. This is stated in the summary of the press center ATO headquarters on Facebook.

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"So, even at night Donbas militants fired on our strongholds close to Opytne and Avdiivka using artillery systems and in Novotroitske using mortars. Also in Krasnogorivka and Granitne area they opened fire from small arms.” – says in the statement.

During the day, from 6:00 to 18:00, illegal armed groups opened fire twice on Ukrainian defenders in Mariupol direction from small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers.

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