Clash with snipers in ATO zone, one attacker killed

Source : 112 Ukraine

Militants shelled 69 time during the past day and night
08:01, 9 March 2017


During the military service at the forefront, Ukrainian soldiers detected a sniper group. One sniper was killed.

This was reported by the press service of the ATO headquarters in Facebook.

Militants shelled Ukrainian Armed Forces positions 69 times during the past 24 hours. There were no losses on Ukrainian side.

In Mariupol direction, the occupants shelled Ukrainian positions in Chermalyk, Mariinka and Pavlopil from mortars. The enemy shelled Hnutove and Vodyane from grenade launchers. They hit Hnutove, Lebedynske, Pavlopil, Novohryhorivka and Shyrokyne from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. Vodyane, Hnutove and Shyrokyne were shelled from IFV weaponry. Sniper was shooting in Novotroitske.

Related: Militants' snipers attacked Ukrainian volunteers in Donbas

In Donetsk direction militants repeatedly shelled Zaitseve from 122 mm artillery. They hit Verkhnyotoretske, Mayorske, Novhorodske, Avdiivka and Luhanske from mortars of different calibers. The occupants shelled Verkhnyotoretske, Pisky, Nevelske, Kamianka, Novhorodske, Novoluhanske, Troitske and Zaitseve from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Snipers worked in Novhorodske and Zaitseve.

In Luhansk direction Russia-backed rebels shelled Novooleksandrivka, Popasna and Troitske from 120 mm mortars. They hit Krymske and Stanytsia Luhanska from small arms.

Earlier it was reported that 29 shelling reported in ATO area over the day. The daily number of shelling in the ATO zone, compared with the previous days, has now fallen.

Related: Only right way to interact with Russia is from position of strength, - Klimkin

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