Militants shell 50 times in ATO area, three soldiers injured

Source : 112 Ukraine

The enemy used weapons prohibited by Minsk agreements 5 times during the past day and night
08:09, 30 May 2017

Facebook ATO press center

Militants shelled 50 times in ATO area during the past 24 hours. Three Ukrainian soldiers were injured. This was reported by the press center of the ATO headquarters in Facebook.

In Prymorske area, militants shelled Ukrainian positions 18 times. Having shelled Krasnohorivka from heavy artillery systems last night, militants shelled from the lighter weapons during the day. So, in the evening the enemy repeatedly shelled positions of Ukrainian units in the area of Pavlopil, Hnutove, Chermalyk, Novotroitske, Taramchuk, Berezove and Talakivka from the grenade launchers and small arms. Near Pavlopil, the illegal armed forces also used mortars of 82 mm caliber, and near Talakivka - BMP weaponry.

Related: Defense Ministry confirms losses in ATO zone over past day

In Donetsk area militants fired 15 times. They often shelled Ukrainian positions in Avdiivka area, where they used 120 and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. At the same time, ATO positions in Luhanske in Svitlodar bulge were repeatedly shelled from 82 mm mortars, IVF weaponry. The enemy also hit Zautseve, Verkhnyotoretske ans Pisky from mortars.

Related: Donbas conflict: 20 shelling reported in ATO area over the day

In Luhansk area Russia-backed militants used weapons 17 times which indicates the escalation of conflict in this area. In particular, after 18:00 and until midnight, militants fired at the Ukrainian military in Krymske, Novozvanivka, Novooleksandrivka, Katerynivka and Donets station. There, the militants mainly used grenade launchers and small arms of various calibers.

Earlier it was reported that the enemy attacked 16 times in Donbas. There were no losses among Ukrainian Armed Forces.

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