Donbas: Russia-backed militants use 152 mm artillery

Source : 112 Ukraine

42 attacks on Ukrainian positions have taken place over the last 24 hours
11:00, 15 October 2016

27 attacks over the mentioned period took place in the Mariupol sector in Donetsk region. 152 mm artillery shells hit Ukrainian positions in Lebedynske, Vodyane, Shyrokyne and Pavlopol. 120 mm mortars also were fired in this area. In Krasnohorivka and Maryinka, the emplacements of government troops went under fire from an enemy tank, IFV and mortars.

The Donetsk sector took fire from 82 and 120 mm mortars; the attacks took place in Zaitseve, Avdiivka and Novhorodske.

Twelve attacks occurred in Luhansk region; in Novozvanivka, the Russian mercenaries opened fire from 152 mm artillery. In Novoolexandrivka, they fired large-caliber machineguns and RPGs, and used small arms to shoot at Ukrainian outposts in Stanytsia Luhanska.

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