Donbas conflict: 28 shelling reported in ATO area over the day

Source : 112 Ukraine

Today the most tense situation was reported in Luhansk direction
22:02, 11 June 2017

Facebook ATO press center

From the beginning of the day, June 11, pro-Russian militants opened fire at Ukrainian defenders 28 times. Fortunately there are no losses among the Ukrainian military, reports press center of the ATO headquarters on Facebook.

ATO HQ noted that enemy shelling again damaged the houses of local residents and an important infrastructure of the region.

In Mariupol direction the enemy used heavy artillery of 122 mm caliber to attack our fortifications in the Pavlopil area, and near Gnutovo used 120 mm mortars. In addition, the gangs fired at the positions of Ukrainian defenders in the Talakivka and Vodyane area from small arms, grenade launchers and IFV weapons, "the headquarters said.

In Donetsk direction, illegal armed groups committed several shelling of ATO positions in the southern and eastern suburbs of Avdiivka from 82-mm mortars and infantry weapons at the beginning of the day. In the morning, the militants fired more than ten mines from 120-mm mortars along the strong points of Ukrainian soldiers near Verkhnyotoretske.

"Today the situation is tense in Luhansk direction, and enemy again fired our positions in the area of the Bakhmut route. In particular, near Krymske and Novotoshkivske, the invaders repeatedly shelled the soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces from 120 mm mortars, 152 mm barrel artillery and grenade launchers. Large-caliber machine guns and grenade launchers. Pro-Russian armed gangs also fired in the area of Troitske, Novoaleksandrivka and Popasna, "the headquarters added.

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