Donbas conflict: 32 shelling reported in ATO area over the day

Source : 112 Ukraine

ATO HQ reported about one dead and one wounded Ukrainian soldiers
23:58, 9 May 2017


From the beginning of the day, pro-Russian militants in Donbas 32 times violated the ceasefire regime, stated the press center of ATO HQ. As a result of the shelling one Ukrainian soldier killed, another one wounded.

In particular, in Donetsk direction under fire from various weapons got the strongholds of the Armed Forces near Verkhnyotoretske, Avdiivka, Kamyanka, Luhanske and Zaitseve.

"In the seaside direction, from tank weapons, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms, the enemy attacked our points near Vodiane, from 120 mm mortars and anti-tank grenade launchers shelled the defenders of Pavlopil, and from 120 mm mortar shells fired at the defenders of Shirokine. Also they used anti-tank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to attack our strongholds near Chermalyk, and near Staraognativka provoked our soldiers with fire from grenade launchers and small arms", the report says.

"In some cases, when there was an immediate threat to the life and health of servicemen, the commanders made decisions to adequately open fire in response," the ATO HQ said.

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