Donbas conflict: Militants shell 28 times in ATO area

Source : 112 Ukraine

The situation was relatively calm in Donetsk area, the enemy repeatedly shelled in Pryazovia
08:03, 2 June 2017

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Militants shelled Ukrainian positions 28 times during the past 24 hours. This was reported by the press center of the ATO headquarters.

In Prymorske area, militants violated ceasefire regime 18 times. Shyrokyne, Vodyane, Chermalyk and Talakivka positions were shelled here in the evening. Illegal armed forces used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. At around 21:00 the militants shelled Ukrainian positions from 82 mm mortars in Mariinka. At the same time, enemy snipers were shooting in the area at nighttime.

In Donetsk area yesterday it was relatively calm. Militants violated ceasefire regime two times. In the evening, the enemy used anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian positions in Zaitseve. At midnight, Russian illegal armed forces used 82 mm mortars, automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell ATO positions in Avdiivka.

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In Luhansk area Russia-backed militants shelled eight times. In particular, militants shelled ATO positions in Novozvanivka and Novooleksandrivka from grenade launchers and small arms after 18:00 and till midnight time. The enemy fired from 120 mm mortarts in Krymske and from 82 mm mortars in Kryakivka.

Earlier it was reported that despite the ceasefire offered by the Ukrainian side, Russia-backed militants continued to attack positions of Ukrainian government forces in Donbas.

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