Donbas: Ukrainian positions attacked from BMP in Maryinka

Source : 112 Ukraine

Militants shelled ATO positions 46 times
09:11, 19 April 2016

Pro-Russian forces shelled positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces 46 times over the previous 24 hours, informed ATO press center on Facebook.

“In Donetsk direction, near Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, Novhorodske and Nevelske, militants shelled Ukrainian positions from 120 mm and 82 mm mortars”, - ATO press center reported.

In Mariupol direction, Russia-backed illegal armed groups attacked from mortars and barrel artillery, violating Minsk agreements. Terrorists constantly shelled ATO positions near Berezove and Novotroitske.

An enemy sniper operated near Maryinka. There, militants also attacked from BMP, small arms, grenade launchers and mortars.

Terrorists shelled from prohibited weapons near Slavne, Taramchuk and Shyrokyne. They attacked ATO positions near Stanitsa Luhanska, Verkhniotoretske, Triokhizbenka, Hranytne and Krasnohorivka from weapons of a smaller caliber.

Ukrainian Armed Forces returned fire 19 times in order to hold their positions.

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