Militants attacked positions of Armed Forces near Vodiane: Two soldiers killed, seven wounded, — ATO HQ

Source : 112 Ukraine

Illegal armed groups fired Grad and mortars of prohibited calibers
16:53, 20 March 2017

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Separatists have shelled positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces near Vodiane, two Ukrainian soldiers were killed as a result, seven more got wounded. This was reported by ATO HQ press center on Facebook.

"Positions of Ukrainian forces near Vodiane in Mariupol direction were shelled by occupants with BM-21 Grad, 152 and 122 artillery, 120 and 82 mm mortars," the message reads.

"Enemy fired 40 projectiles of 152 mm caliber, 40 projectiles of 122 mm caliber and made 65 shots from Grad system. According to updated information, 7 soldiers got wounded and 2 Ukrainian officers were killed," ATO HQ speaker reported on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel. 

The HQ notes that Russia-backed occupants have once again violated Minsk agreement and try to do everything possible to disrupt disengagement process.

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