Donbas conflict: Enemy attacks 9 times, Ukrainian forces adhere to ceasefire regime

Source : 112 Ukraine

Armed Forces did not shoot back
23:51, 24 April 2017

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Russia-backed occupation forces continue violating ceasefire regime and conducting provocative shelling on positions of Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) forces in Donbas. Enemy opened fire 9 times at strongholds of the Armed Forces since midnight. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.

In Donetsk direction, militants fired 82 mm mortars, anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns at positions near Avdiivka.

In Mariupol direction, strongholds near Shyrokyne were attacked from 122 mm "Partisan" portable rocket system and firearms. Militants used heavy machine guns to attack Vodiane, while Marinka was attacked from small arms. Enemy snipers were also active in Marinka.

Military officers of the ATO forces were strictly adhering to ceasefire regime and did not return fire.

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