Donbas: Heavy artillery fire continues in Avdiivka

Source : 112 Ukraine

86 attacks on Ukrainian positions have taken place over the last 24 hours
07:45, 1 February 2017

112 Agency

The non-stop shelling goes on in Avdiivka, Donetsk region, where Russia-backed militants keep on storming positions of Ukraine’s government troops. Over a hundred missiles from Grad missile launchers hit the outposts in the town’s industrial zone. 152 mm artillery and tanks also fired in this area multiple times.

One Ukrainian serviceman was killed, and nine more were wounded over the last 24 hours.

Other towns and villages in the vicinities of Donetsk also took fire. Tonen’ke was shelled from 152 mm artillery; Avdiivka, Luhanske, Troitske, Opytne and Verkhnyotoretske went under 120 mm mortar fire. Tanks and IFVs shelled Ukrainian outposts in Verkhnyotoretske.

In the Mariupol sector, the enemy used 122 mm artillery and 120 mm mortars to attack Vodyane, Pavlopol, Talakivka, Berdyanske, Novohryhorivka, Krasnohorivka and Novotroitske. A sniper opened fire in Chermalyk.

Artillery and mortar fire was reported in Luhansk region, too. Krymske, Troitske, Zhovte, Novoolexandrivka, Stanytsia Luhanska and Novozvanivka went under fire from RPGs, artillery, mortars and small arms.

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