Donbas conflict: 24 shelling reported in ATO area over the day

Source : 112 Ukraine

The largest number of armed provocations by militants registered in the Donetsk direction
22:36, 14 May 2017

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From the beginning of the day, on May 14, the militants fired 24 times at the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the area of ATO. As a result of military operations, four Ukrainian servicemen were wounded. This is reported by the press center of the ATO headquarters on its Facebook page.

"The attacks on the positions of the Ukraine's forces by the Russian-terrorist forces did not cease during the day, and from the very beginning of the day the militants opened fire on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 24 times," the report said.

In Mariupol direction in the morning militants shelled the positions of the Armed Forces near Shirokine from 120-mm mortars. Hnutove and Pavlopil were attacked from grenade launchers of various systems and small arms. From small arms, as well as large-caliber machine guns, the enemy fired at Vodiane.

In Lugansk direction, militants hit Novozvanivka in the morning, from the artillery systems banned by the Minsk agreements, of 152 mm caliber. Mortars of 82 mm caliber were also used there. The positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the area of Krymske enemy fired from infantry fighting vehicles. And at the strongholds of the ATO forces near Stanytsia Luhanska and Novoaleksandrivka, they fired from the heavy antitank grenade launchers. On the border of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, nearby Troitske, the enemy even before dawn conducted shelling using 122 mm artillery systems.

"The units of the ATUO forces fully control the situation in their area of responsibility and, if necessary, are ready to give the enemy a worthy rebuff," noted in the report.

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