Donbas conflict: 30 attacks reported, one Ukrainian soldier wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

Militants continue to violate Minsk agreement
23:52, 22 May 2017

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Russia-backed terrorist forces continue shelling ATO positions. Militants used heavy artillery twice over past day. 30 attacks on Ukrainian Armed Forces were recorded in general since midnight. One Ukrainian servicemen got wounded as a result of hostilities. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.

Almost half of ceasefire violations were recorded in Mariupol direction. Militants attacked Ukrainian strongholds near Hnutove using 122 mm artillery and 120 mm mortars. Positions near Novotroitske and Krasnohorivka were shelled with 82 mm mortars. Beyond that, illegal armed groups used IFV weaponry near Novotroitske and Marinka. ATO positions near Shyrokyne, Vodiane, Pavlopil and Bohdanivka suffered enemy fire from grenade launchers and small arms. 

In Donetsk direction, militants used 122 mm artillery at Luhanske. Avdiivka and Verkhnyotoretske were attacked with 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers of various modifications, heavy machine guns and small arms. ATO strongholds near Pisky suffered small arms fire. 

In Luhansk direction, Russia-backed militants violated ceasefire 4 times. Bandits used anti-tank missile systems at Ukrainian positions near Novozvanivka and Troitske. Automatic grenade launchers were used near Novotoshkivske. Enemy sniper was active near Valuyske.

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