Donbas conflict: 39 shelling reported in ATO area over the day

Source : 112 Ukraine

Mariupol direction was in the epicenter of the fire confrontation
22:36, 25 March 2017

Facebook ATO press center

From the beginning of the day on March 25, the militants carried out 39 shellings on the positions of Ukrainian military in the ATO zone. This was reported in the press center of the headquarters of ATO on Facebook.

"The situation in the area of ATO remains tense, from the beginning of the day the Russian-occupation troops opened fire 39 times, including from heavy weapons, which are prohibited by Minsk agreements," the report said.

The Mariupol direction was in the epicenter of the fire confrontation. At night the defenders of Marinka were fired from the tank, and in the morning enemy began actively using artillery and mortars. Of the artillery systems with a caliber of 122 mm, the enemy fired Marinka in Vodiane, from 120 mm mortar shells - Pavlopil, Shirokine and Novotroitske. Mortars of 82 mm caliber were used near Talakivka, and anti-aircraft ZU-23-2 - near Shirokine. The positions near the settlements Novotroitskoe, Shirokine and Vodiane were fired by enemy snipers.

On the Donetsk direction near Avdiivka and Novgorodske, the militants fired our mortar positions with a 120-mm mortar. Of mortars with a caliber of 82 mm - they attacked strongholds near Novgorodske and Zaitseve. Of the grenade launchers of various systems, the enemy fired at positions near Avdiivka, Troitske, Kamenka, and from large-caliber machine guns - near Luhanske.

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