Donbas: 152 mm artillery hits Ukrainian positions in Donetsk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

43 attacks from militants reported
08:36, 9 June 2016

The situation in Donbas region becomes even more serious. According to the anti-terrorist operation HQ Facebook page, Russia-backed militants engaged fire at least 43 times over the past 24 hours.

They shelled Ukrainian emplacements near Avdiivka, Piski, Opytne with 152 mm artillery system, mortar and small arms.

Russian troops fired with automatic grenade launchers and small arms in Luhanske, Novgorodske, Mayorsk and Zaitsevo direction.

Novotroitske, Pavlopil and Maryinka were also shelled with 82 mm heavy mortar. DPR militants delivered fire from heavy machine guns near Talakivka and Shyrokine.

The enemy broke the state of ceasefire in Luhansk region. Russian-backed forces tried to provoke Ukraine's army firing from machine guns and small arms in Novozvanivka direction.

Related: Ukraine’s army hit by more attacks from Russian-backed militants in Donbas

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