Day in Donbas: attack on civilians, escalation of conflict

Source : 112 Ukraine

The militants continue using weapons banned by the Minsk agreements, 12 attacks reported
23:57, 18 December 2017

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The situation in the Donbas conflict zone has deteriorated. The Russian-occupational forces continue gravely violating the cease-fire and conducting aimed attacks at the Ukrainian Armed Forces’ strongholds on different parts of the frontline and in near-front settlements. They also continue using Minsk-banned weapons, as the Ukrainian Army HQ informs.

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In Luhansk sector, the enemy attacked living blocks of Novoluhanske, having fired at least 30 shells. Unfortunately, there are victims among civilians. So far it’s known that two women were brought to hospital. More attacks from mortars were reported near Novotoshkivske, Krymske, Novoluhanske, and Kurdiumivka. ICV weaponry and grenade launchers were used near Svitlodar.

On Donetsk sector, the situation escalated near Pisky. Here the enemy was shelling the Ukrainian soldiers for two hours, having fired over 110 shells from 122-mm and other mortars and infantry weapons. Moreover, Ukrainian soldiers near Avdiivka and Vodiane were attacked with mortars, while the ones Taramchuk – with infantry weapons.

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