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

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukrainian servicemen strictly observed the silence regime and did not open fire in response
22:08, 16 April 2017

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From the beginning of the day, the militants five times opened fire at the positions of the Ukrainian military in the ATO zone. This was reported in the press center of the ATO headquarters on Facebook.

"The situation in Donbas has stabilized: from the beginning of the day the units of the Russian-occupation troops shelled the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces five times," the report said.

In the seaside direction of mortars of the 82-mm caliber enemy fired at Ukrainian defenders near the village of Vodiane. Near Shirokino the enemy fired from small arms.

In Donetsk direction, at the positions near Zaitseve settlement enemy fired from grenade launchers of various systems and small arms.

"Despite armed provocations by the enemy, Ukrainian servicemen strictly observed the  silence regime and did not open fire in response," the press service noted.

Also there were no killed soldiers among Ukrainian Armed Forces and nobody was wounded over the last 24 hours in Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone. This was reported by Defense Ministry Speaker Oleksandr Motuzyanyk during the briefing.

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