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

Source : 112 Ukraine

One Ukrainian soldier killed during the day, two wounded, - ATO headquarters
22:10, 23 April 2017

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From the beginning of the day, the pro-Russian militants fired 18 times at the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as a result one Ukrainian soldier was killed, two more were wounded. This was reported in the press center of ATO HQ.

As noted, in the Donetsk direction the enemy fired from mortars of 120-mm and 82-mm caliber, automatic grenade launchers and machine guns of large caliber at our positions in the Troitske area. Along the strongholds in the Avdiivka region, the enemy fired from 120-mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms, and from the mortars of 82-mm caliber, Russian-backed militants fired at Ukraine's positions near Luhanske.

At our positions in the area of Nevelske and Troitske, the enemy fired from mortars of various systems and large-caliber machine guns, at Pisky and Butivka mine - from grenade launchers and small arms. In addition, the militants fired at our positions in Zaitseve district from small arms. Snipers were noticed in Avdiivka area.

"In the seaside direction, at the defenders of Vodiane, Hnutove and Pavlopil, the enemy fired from small arms, while from 82-mm mortars and machine-guns of large caliber the enemy fired at strongholds near Novozvanivka. Novoaleksandrivka was attacked from the armament of armored personnel carriers and grenade launchers, "the report said.

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