Donbas: Record number of attacks on ATO positions, - press center

Source : 112 Ukraine

Militants shelled Ukrainian positions 72 times
08:55, 29 March 2016

Record number of attacks on ATO positions reported over the night. Militants shelled Ukrainian positions 72 times using mortars and barrel artillery of 152 mm caliber, informed ATO press center on Facebook.

The majority of attacks was in Donetsk direction. Militants shelled ATO positions near Avdiivka 21 times using 120 mm and 82 mm mortars.

Pro-Russian forces used weapons prohibited by Minsk agreements to shell Luhanske, Leninske, Zaitseve and Mayorsk.

In Mariupol direction, militants attacked Ukrainian positions using small arms and grenade launchers in Maryinka.

Over the night Ukrainian Armed Forces returned fire 10 times in order to stop enemy forces from moving further.

Military situation in ATO area remains difficult and tends to get more tense.

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