Donbas conflict: 18 attacks reported over past day

Ukrainian Armed Forces suffered no losses
23:52, 23 June 2017

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Operative situation in conflict zone remains tense. Russia-backed occupants attacked Ukrainian positions 18 times since midnight. There were no losses among Armed Forces as a result of hostilities. This was reported by Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) HQ on Facebook.

In Mariupol direction, two attacks were recorded in this part of the frontline. However, both were conducted by the enemy using 122 mm artillery systems near Shyrokyne and Vodiane. 

In Donetsk direction, Russia-backed groups conducted armed provocations near Avdiivka — at Kamianka and Novoselivka Druha. Occupants fired three times at Ukrainian positions near these settlements from anti-tank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

Most of the enemy attacks were recorded in Luhansk direction today. Particularly, illegal armed groups repeatedly attacked positions of Ukrainian defenders near Krymske from 120 and 82 mm mortars, 122 mm artillery. 120 mm mortars were also fired at strongholds near Novotoshkivske and Novooleksandrivka. Beyond that, militants opened fire from grenade launchers and small arms near Novozvanivka, Shchastya, Lobacheve and Nyzhnyoteple.

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