Donbas conflict: 16 enemy shellings reported, situation stabilized

Source : 112 Ukraine

Illegal armed groups did not use heavy weapons today
22:31, 9 September 2017

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Today, the situation in the area of Donbas conflict has somewhat stabilized. Illegal armed formations did not use mortars and other heavy weapons, and the main activity of the enemy was reported at several points on Donbas conflict map. This is reported by the press center of the antiterrorist operation headquarters in Facebook.

According to the information, from midnight Russian-occupation groups opened fire on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 16 times. In cases of direct threat, our military repeatedly used weapons in response.

So, most of the shelling of our positions from midnight was on Mariupol direction, in particular near the village of Vodiane. Here the militants used 6 grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. Also twice, Russian mercenaries opened fire from large-caliber machine guns and small arms at Ukrainian fortifications on the outskirts of Talakivka and Starohnativvka.

From the same weapons in the daytime the enemy fired several Armed Forces units in the Avdiivska industrial zone and near Zaitseve, located in the Donetsk direction.

As reported, the Ministry of Defense confirmed that over the past day, five Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in the territory of Donbas conflict.

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