Donbas conflict: 30 attacks reported, two Ukrainian soldiers wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

Militants continue to violate Minsk agreement
23:57, 17 May 2017

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Russia-backed occupation forces did not stop shelling on ATO positions over the past day. Militants attacked Ukrainian Armed Forces 30 times since midnight. Two Ukrainian soldiers got wounded. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.

In Mariupol direction, militants repeatedly attacked strongholds near Pavlopil using 120 and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms. Shyrokyne was attacked with IFV weaponry, while grenade launchers were fired at Chermalyk. Heavy machine guns were used near Lebedynske. Militants also fired 82 mm mortars and rocket-propelled grenades near Krasnohorivka. 

In Donetsk direction, the hottest situation was near Avdiivka. Enemy used 120 and 82 mm mortars, small arms and heavy machine guns there. Militants fired at ATO positions near Verkhnyotoretske using the same weaponry. Beyond that, Russia-backed forces attacked Kamianka defenders from mortars of various calibers and a tank.

In Luhansk direction, Russia-backed terrorist forces intensively attacked Krymske throughout the day. Enemy used 120 and 82 mm mortars and grenade launchers of various systems. 

ATO units are fully controlling the situation in their area of responsibility and remain ready to fight the enemy back.

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