Donbas: 35 attacks on Ukrainian positions since morning April 18

Source : 112 Ukraine

120 and 82 mm mortar attacks were reported in Luhansk region
07:47, 19 April 2017

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The overall situation in the combat area in eastern Ukraine remains tense; over the last 24 hours, pro-Russian militants have launched 35 attacks on positions of Ukraine’s government troops.

Most of the attacks took place in the Mariupol sector. 82 mm mortar mines hit Krasnohorivka; in Vodyane and Hnutove, the enemy fired RPGs, heavy machineguns and IFV armament. An outpost of Ukrainian Marines, stationed near Vodyane, went under fire from AA guns. Hostile snipers opened fire in Novotroitske and Mykolaivka.

Avdiivka, Kamyanka, Zaitseve, Pisky and Opytne (Donetsk sector) went under attacks as militants used RPGs and heavy machineguns.  

Katerynivka, Luhansk region, was shelled from 120 and 82 mm mortars. 82 mm mines hit Ukrainian positions near Krymske. Small arms fire was reported in Stanytsia Luhanska and Syze.

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