Militants shell checkpoint in Mariinka

Source : 112 Ukraine

They were shooting from small arms, rifle-attached grenade launchers and mortars
10:52, 26 January 2017

State Border Service

Militants shelled the checkpoint in Mariinka in ATO area yesterday, on January 25. There were no victims. This was reported by the press service of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.

They were shooting the checkpoint in Mariinka from small arms, rifle-attached grenade launchers and mortars. Firing continued from tree line of the temporarily uncontrolled Oleksandrivka village from 21:30 to 23:30 pm.

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As the shelling was carried out late at night, the access to checkpoint was closed. There were no casualties among civilians or border service personnel. Border guards did not fire in response.

Earlier it was reported that for the past 24 hours militants shelled ATO positions 48 times for the past 24 hours, three soldiers were injured. The enemy fired in all directions.

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