Donbas region: More shelling from Russia-backed militants

Source : 112 Ukraine

31 attacks spotted over last 24 hours
09:39, 20 June 2016

According to the anti-terrorist operation head quarters, the enemy violated ceasefire state 31 times over the last 24 hours. Moreover the Russian gunmen used weapons prohibited by Minsk protocol. 14 attacks were reported in the Donetsk direction, 11 attacks in Mariupol direction and 6 attacks in Luhansk direction.

From 21.00 the Russian troops fired more than 150 mines and shells from tank guns, 152 mm artillery systems, 120 and 82 mm mortar near Krasnohorivka. They engaged fire from automatic grenade launchers near Maryinka and from small arms in Gnutove, Talakivka and Shyrokyne direction.

The militants conducted fire from 120 and 82 mm mortar in Butivka coalmine, Zaitsevo and Avdiivka direction. The enemy shelled on Ukraine's positions near Mayorsk and Luhanske from automatic grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms.

The positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Popasna, Novoalexandrivka and Novozvanivka were attacked from mortar and automatic grenade launchers.

Related: Militants 16 times opened fire on Ukrainian Forces positions, - ATO HQ

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