Militants shell 35 times in ATO zone, two soldiers injured

Source : 112 Ukraine

The enemy violated ceasefire intensively with the nightfall
08:45, 22 June 2017

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Militants shelled 35 times in ATO zone during the past 24 hours, they used weapons forbidden by Minsk agreement five times. Two soldiers were injured due to the attacks. This was reported by the ATO press center in Facebook. The enemy violated ceasefire intensively with the nightfall.  

In Prymorske area pro-Russian militants shelled Ukrainian positions 14 times.

In the morning and throughout the day, the occupants did not use artillery of a caliber more than 100 mm in this area. But the militants repeatedly shelled in Vodyane, Hnutove, Talakivka, Mariinka and Krasnohorivka from grenade launchers and small arms of various calibers. ATO forces positions near Starohnativka were under the enemy fire of 82-mm mortars. And late at night the invaders shelled Ukrainian soldiers defending Lebedynske from a 120-mm mortar.

In Donetsk area militants shelled 6 times. Almost all attacks were after the nightfall. In particular, illegal armed forces shelled ATO forces positions from tank guns of 125 mm caliber in the area of Kamianka and Opytne. From the vicinities of the temporarily occupied Donetsk militants shelled our positions near Pisky from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and IFV weapons. At the same time, Russian terrorist forces twice opened fire from grenade launchers in the southern suburbs of Avdiivka. In Zaitseve militants shelled from heavy machine guns.

Related: "Harvest ceasefire" along delimitation line in Donbas to last until August 31, — Sajdik

In Luhanske area militants used artillery in Krymske and Tryokhzibenka in the morning. They shelled Ukrainian positions near Krymske from anti-tank missile system. Militants also shelled Novozvanivka, Stanytsia Luhanska, Valuyske and Zhovte from infantry weapons, sometimes from IFV.

Earlier 12 attacks were reported over past day in Donbas. Ukrainian Armed Forces suffered no losses. Militants used artillery banned by Minsk agreement twice.

Related: Ukraine does not consider it is necessary to change Minsk or Normandy format negotiations on Donbas, — Poroshenko

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