Russian proxies keep on shelling Ukrainian positions in Donbas, using the weapons banned by Minsk agreements. 33 attacks have taken place over the last 24 hours, ATO Press Centre reported.
Most of the attacks occurred in Donetsk region; positions near Luhansk, Mayorske, Avdiivka, Opytne and Novhorodske went under fire. “The hottest spot was in Zaitseve town. For one and a half hour, pro-Russian mercenaries have fired 158 mines from 120 and 82 mm mortars. Enemy mines also hit our emplacements near Avdiivka, Donetsk region – nine times for the last 24 hours. Besides, the militants fired grenade launchers and small arms in this area. Ukrainian fighters managed to hold their positions, using small arms, grenade launchers and heavy machineguns”, the message said.
Near Novozvanivka (Luhansk region) and Shyrokyne (Donetsk region), mercenaries fired heavy machineguns; a hostile sniper fired at Ukrainian positions near Schastya.