Donbas conflict: 9 shelling reported over the day

Source : 112 Ukraine

The situation in Eastern Ukraine remains tense, although today it has slightly stabilized
22:02, 1 July 2017

112 Agency

In the zone of Donbas conflict the situation remains tense, although today it has slightly stabilized. 9 shootings from the militants reported today, none of the Ukrainian servicemen were injured. This is reported by the anti-terrorist headquarters on the Facebook page.

"The units of the Russian-occupation troops continue to violate the ceasefire, by using weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements. From the beginning of the day, illegal armed formations fired defensive points of Ukrainian army 9 times, most of the enemy shelling took place before dawn, "the report said.

In Mariupol direction, the militants used weapons in the western suburbs of temporarily occupied Donetsk and on the coast of the Azov Sea. In the morning, representatives of illegal armed formations from tanks, arms of infantry fighting vehicles and large-caliber machine guns fired on the strongholds of Ukrainian forces near Krasnogorivka. Later, Ukrainian soldiers near Vodiane settlement got under heavy bombardment of 82-mm mortar shells. And in the second half of the day the militants fired from automatic grenade launchers at the defenders of Shyrokine.

In Donetsk direction militants concentrated their fire activity on Svilodarska arc. In particular, in the morning representatives of illegal armed formations, using mortars of various calibers, infantry fighting vehicles and grenade launchers, fired at the strong points of Ukrainian forces in Luhansk region. In addition, in the morning from anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms of various caliber, the militants fired at one of the strong points of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the southern suburb of Avdiivka.

In Luhansk direction, militants did not use weapons this afternoon, reported anti-terrorist headquarters.

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