Eastern Ukraine conflict: militants continue using forbidden weapons, - ATO HQ

Source : 112 Ukraine

66 attacks reported
09:19, 22 July 2016

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According to anti-terrorist operation press service, there were 66 attacks over the last 24 hours.

30 cases of shelling reported in Donetsk region. Avdiyivka remains the epicenter, the enemy shelled on Ukrainian positions with 120mm and 82m mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. In addition, the militants shelled Novoselivka II from 120mm and 82mm mortars. Occupants used 82mm mortars to fire on the defensive posts near Mayorsk, Verhnyotoretske, Opytne and Pisky. They used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to shell Luhanske and Novoselske. Also, enemy fired from heavy machine guns near Troyitske.

Mariupol direction was shelled 26 times. A diversionist group of 10 made an attempt to attack our stronghold in Maryinka in the evening of 21 July. After meeting a resounding rebuff from Ukrainian soldiers, they dropped back in panic. The enemy fired from 120mm mortars and grenade launchers on the defenders of Shyrokyne, 82mm mortars and grenade launchers were used for shooting in  Krasnohorivka and Maryinka, heavy machine guns - in  Vodyane and Novohryhorivtsi, and infantry combat vehicle - near Talakivka.

In Luhansk region 10 cases of shelling are reported. The fire was conducted from 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns Stanytsya Luhanska and from small arms near Syze. Also, the enemy fired randomly in direction of Novozvanivtsi, Novooleksandrivka and Popasna.

See also: Poroshenko awarded more than 200 ATO soldiers

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