Militants shell Avdiivka industrial zone from grenade launchers in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

The enemy attacked Ukrainian positions 19 times during the past 24 hours
08:06, 31 August 2017

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The situation in Donbas conflict zone remains controlled by Ukrainian Army. This was reported by the press center of Army headquarters in Facebook.

"The enemy continued single provocative shelling of our positions near several towns and villages along the line of demarcation; situation was most tense in Donetsk area, where after 18:00 militants shelled Ukrainian positions from grenade launchers in Avdiivka industrial zone, near Butivka mine, and on the approaches to Zaitseve and Kamianka. The bandits used small arms and large-caliber machine guns, "the report said.

In the Mariupol area, the enemy activity was recorded only on the outskirts of Vodyane. Here, illegal armed groups shelled our positions three times from a large-caliber machine gun.

Related: Donbas: No heavy weaponry use detected

It was silent during the whole day in Luhansk area.

Illegal armed groups attacked Ukrainian positions 19 times during the past 24 hours. Most of the attacks were short-lived and had a clearly provocative character. There were no losses among Ukrainian fighters.

As it was reported earlier there was a positive dynamics of new cease-fire in Donbas. The situation in Avdiivka industrial zone remains tense: here the Russian-backed terrorists opened fire with grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms four times. At around 2 pm, they fired two 82-mm mines at one of the Ukrainian strongholds, without aiming. The militants also used small arms near Butovka mine.

Related: Militants might be using new kind of ammunition in Donbas, - Ukrainian army

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