Donbas conflict: 49 attacks reported in ATO zone

Source : 112 Ukraine

Despite a high number of shelling, Ukrainian Armed Forces did not suffer losses
23:53, 22 March 2017

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Shelling on Ukrainian positions in Anti-Terrorist Operation zone does not stop. 49 attacks were recorded over past day. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.

Enemy mostly fired at strongholds in Mariupol direction. In the morning, Vodiane was shelled from 122 mm artillery. Russia-backed forces fired 120 mm mortars at Shyrokyne, 82 mm mortars at Pavlopil. Heavy machine guns were used to attack positions near Pavlopil, Shyrokyne, Vodiane and Chermalyk.

In Donetsk direction, enemy fired 152 mm artillery at Zaytseve. 120 mm mortars were fired at Butivka mine, 82 mm — at Zaytseve and Avdiivka. Enemy also shot anti-tank guided missiles at Avdiivka.

In Luhansk direction, enemy concentrated most of the attacks at strongholds near Novozvanivka and Krymske, using 120 and 82 mm mortars. Russia-backed terrorist groups attacked Novozvanivka and Stanytsia Luhanska with grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

Despite a high number of shelling, Ukrainian Armed Forces did not suffer losses.

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