Militants shell 26 times in Donbas, one Ukrainian soldier killed, one injured

Source : 112 Ukraine

Near Shyrokyne the enemy shelled from 152 mm artillery and grenade launchers
08:06, 16 July 2017

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Militants shelled 26 times in Donbas during the past 24 hours. One Ukrainian soldier was killed, one – was injured. This was reported by the ATO headquarters  press service in Facebook.

According to the information, after 18:00, the main activity of the militants was recorded in Mariupol area. Militants shelled Krasnohorivka twice from 82-millimeter mortars and grenade launchers. The village of Novotroitske was shelled from the BMP weaponry.

“At about 23:00, demonstrating a defiant disregard for agreements to remove heavy weapons, militants shelled our positions near Shyrokyne from 152 mm artillery and grenade launchers. As a result of this shelling, Ukrainian serviceman was wounded,” the message says.

In Donetsk area illegal armed formations, at almost 23:00 shelled Butivka and Nevelske mines from tanks. Also they used 120-mm mortar in Nevelske. Ukrainian positions in the Avdiivka area were shelled from large-caliber machine guns and small arms.

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In Lugansk area, militants used grenade launchers and small arms in the villages of Malynivka, Zhovte, Zolote and Stanytsia Luhanska.

As it was reported earlier 11 attacks were reported in ATO area over the day in Donbas. Most cases of ceasefire violations reported in Luhansk direction.

Related: Donbas: 35 ceasefire breaches over day

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