Donbas: Avdiivka remains hottest spot in combat area

Source : 112 Ukraine

Mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machineguns were used near the town in Donetsk region
23:59, 19 July 2016


According to the anti-terrorist operation’s HQ, 16 attacks were reported over the combat zone. Avdiivka, Donetsk region, is the key flashpoint in the area. Russian-backed militants used 120 and 82 mm mortars, RPGs, large-caliber machineguns and small arms. 120 mm mines hit Ukrainian positions near Mayorsk.  

82 mm mortars and small arms were used in firefights near Krasnohorivka and Vodyane (not far from government-held port city of Mariupol). Near Novohnativka, Ukrainian servicemen went under fire from under-barrel grenade launchers. Hostile sniper opened fire near Maryinka.

Near Stanytsia Luhanska, the enemy fired 82 mm mortars, RPGs, large-caliber machineguns and AA guns.

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