Donbas conflict: 18 shelling reported in ATO area over the day

Source : 112 Ukraine

Avdiivka was again attacked from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns
22:02, 8 April 2017

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Today, on April 8, the pro-Russian militants carried out 18 shelling on the positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces in ATO area. This was reported by the press center of the ATO headquarters on Facebook.

In the Mariupol direction, militants fired at Vodiane from 120 mm mortar shells, grenade launchers and small arms, attacked Marinka from anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns, Novogrygorivka from BMP weapons, Hnutove from grenade launchers, and Shirokine from small arms.

In the Donetsk direction, militants from 120 mm and 82 mm mortar shells fired at Verkhnyootoretsk, attacked Avdiivka from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns,  Kamyanka and Zaitseve from grenade launchers, and Pisky - from large-caliber machine guns. In the area of Pisky, Troitske and Zaitseve, positions of Ukrainian servicemen were fired by enemy snipers.

"Despite enemy provocations, Ukrainian servicemen strictly adhered to the silence regime and did not open fire in response," the headquarters noted.

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