Militants shell 50 times in ATO area, two Ukrainian soldiers wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

The enemy used heavy artillery strictly prohibited by Minsk agreements
08:46, 25 May 2017

Dzerkalo Tyzhnia

Russia-backed militants shelled 50 times in ATO area during the past 24 hours. Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded due to the hostilities.

The situation in the area of ATO remains difficult, escalated in some sectors along the contact line. Last night the enemy shelled Ukrainian positions 50 times, and repeatedly used heavy artillery, strictly forbidden Minsk agreements.

In Prymorske area Russian illegal military forces shelled 27 times. In the evening the enemy started shelling Ukrainian positions from the artillery. Militants shelled our positions in Shyrokyne, Chermalyk and Vodayne from 120 mm mortars. Militants shelled Mariinka from 122 mm artillery. Hnutove, Lebedynske, Pavlopil, Novotroitske and Krasnohorivka were shelled from 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers of different systems, small arms and IFV weaponry.

In Donetsk area militants violated ceasefire regime 17 times. The most situation is most complicated in Avdiivka area, where the enemy hit our positions twice from Grad. The attacks reached living blocks situated in the southern part of the village. Fortunately, nobody was hurt among the civilians. But windows and roofs of several houses were damaged. Russian illegal armed forces repeatedly used mortars, grenade launchers and small arms in Novhorodske, Verkhnyotoretske and Pisky. They shelled Ukrainian positions near Nevelske from 122 mm artillery systems.

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In Luhansk area militants shelled 6 times. Not once from heavy artillery. In the evening, the enemy fired at Ukainian defenders in Troitske from 82 mm mortars. Later, they shelled from APC, automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns in Novooleksandrivka.

Earlier it was reported that 16 enemy attacks were reported over past day in Donbas. There were no losses among Ukrainian Armed Forces.

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