Donbas: Militants shelled Ukrainian positions 76 times

Source : 112 Ukraine

The “hottest” points were reported in Donetsk direction and Avdiivka
09:52, 6 April 2016

Pro-Russian illegal armed groups shelled ATO positions 76 times over the previous 24 hours, informed ATO press center on Facebook.

It has been reported that militants used 120 mm and 82 mm mortars prohibited by Minsk agreements.

“Situation was very tense in Donetsk direction. Despite attacks from heavy weapons, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, Ukrainian forces held their positions. ATO forces returned fire several times to counter attacks of terrorists”, - ATO press center informed.

In Avdiivka, militants opened fire against Ukrainian Armed Forces 22 times. They shelled Luhanske, Zaitseve, Opytne and Pisky from weapons prohibited by Minsk agreements.

In Mariupol direction, Russia-backed forces attacked Ukrainian positions near Shyrokyne, Vodyane, Lebedynske and Krasnohorivka.

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