Escalation of Donbas conflict: 96 attacks reported, - ATO HQ

Source : 112 Ukraine

Militants fired from 152 and 122 mm artillery systems in breach of Minsk Agreements
09:42, 18 August 2016


According to anti-terrorist operation press service, there were 96 attacks over the last 24 hours.

Most of the attacks were conducted in Donetsk region. Russia-backed militants opened fire from 122 mm artillery system in Avdiivka, Pisky, Novoselivka 2, Pershe Travnya and Luhanske. Mortar and automatic grenade launcher shelling continued throughout the demarcation line in Donetsk region. Ukraine's army positions in Novgorodske and Zaitsevo from infantry fighting vehicle, and from anti-tank missile system in Novoselivka 2. Sniper was spotted in Avdiivka.

There were 32 attacks in Mariupol region. Pro-Russia gunmen engaged fire from 122 mm artillery system in Maryinka, from 152 mm artillery system in Syonytne, from mortar, automatic grenade launcher and heavy machine gun in Krasnogorivka and Shyrokyne. Ukrainian Armed Forces were attacked from APC in Shyrokyne and from infantry fighting vehicle near Krasnohorivka. Sniper's activity was detected in Maryinka.

The enemy conducted fire from 122 mm artillery system in Popasne and Novoalexandrivka, Luhansk region. Snipers were spotted in both cities. The mercenaries attacked from automatic grenade launcher and armored vehicles in Zolote, Stanytsya Luhanska and Krymske.

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