Donbas: Militants shelled ATO positions 32 times in Donetsk direction

Source : 112 Ukraine

Pro-Russian forces used barrel artillery and howitzers
13:27, 31 March 2016

Over the previous 24 hours, militants shelled ATO positions 32 times in Donetsk direction, informed spokesman of the Presidential Administration on ATO, Colonel Oleksandr Motuznyak.

Among other weapons, illegal armed forces used barrel artillery and 122 mm howitzers.

“Militants concentrated their military activity in the north-west from Horlivka. Enemy snipers operates here, militants attacked many Ukrainian strongholds”, - the spokesman informed.

Overall 32 attacks were reported in Donetsk direction.

Moreover, the situation in Mariupol direction has become more tense. Militants shelled Ukrainian positions near Hnutove and Shyrokyne from mortars.

In Luhansk direction, Popasna and Triokhizbenka were heavily shelled.

“Illegal armed forces violated ceasefire twice near Triokhizbenka. ATO forces returned fire. Enemy snipers operated against ATO positions near Popasna”, - Motuznyak informed.

Related: Intelligence discovered howitzers near contact line in Donbas

Related: Donbas: Militants continue to shell Zaitseve in ATO area, - press center

Related: OSCE reports numerous ceasefire violations near Yasynovata and Avdiivka in Donbas

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