Day in Donbas: 4 shellings of militants, no losses among Ukrainian army

Source : 112 Ukraine

Pro-Russian militants again violated the ceasefire regime four times in the area of Donbas conflict
22:36, 8 October 2017

Facebook ATO press center

Over the day, October 8, the pro-Russian militants violated the ceasefire regime four times in the area of Donbas conflict. This is reported by antiterrorist operation press center on its Facebook page.

"This day again demonstrated that even against the background of a general decrease in the number of armed provocations, the enemy continues to violate peace agreements and uses heavy weapons ... In general, from the beginning of the day, militants violated the ceasefire four times," the report said.

At the same time it is clarified that around noon the militants conducted an attack from a 120-mm mortar, and fired at least 11 82-mm caliber shells at the positions of the Armed Forces in Mariupol sector.

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In addition, nearby Krasnohorivka the enemy used automatic grenade launchers and small arms.

On the Donetsk direction tension remained on the approaches to Avdiivka. There the militants fired at Ukrainian strongpoints from large-caliber machine guns for almost an hour.

"As a result of military actions, there are no losses among the Ukrainian military," the message says.

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