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Day in ATO: Situation worsened in Luhansk sector
23:59, 19 September 2017
Day in ATO: Situation worsened in Luhansk sector

The militants used large-caliber artillery and small arms

23:59, 19 September 2017

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Since the beginning of the day, the militants fired at the positions of Ukrainian military in Donbas conflict zone eight times. This is reported by the press center of the anti-terrorist operation headquarters on Facebook.

It is noted that the militants showed the greatest activity in the Luhansk direction, using large-caliber artillery to fire positions of Ukrainian Forces.

"Since midnight, the situation has become more aggravated in Luhansk direction, where the number of enemy provocations has increased significantly: almost from the first hour at night the militants twice attacked with 120 mm mortar shells our strongpoints on the outskirts of Novotoshkivske, and about 07:00 they used artillery caliber of 152 mm. Also today, under the mortar shelling of the enemy got Ukrainian fortifications near Krymske,"- said in a statement.

On other sectors of the front, terrorists fired at Ukrainian positions from small arms. Since the beginning of the day, eight enemy shellings have been reported.

Earlier Defense Ministry confirmed information about three wounded in Donbas conflict over past day.

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