Militants shell Ukrainian positions 60 times in Donbas, 3 soldiers killed, 12 injured

Source : 112 Ukraine

The enemy hit Tryohzibenka from anti-tank guided missiles
08:36, 21 March 2017

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The situation in ATO area remains tense but controlled by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Militants shell Ukrainian positions 60 times in the area, three soldiers died and 12 were injured. This was reported by the press service of ATO in Facebook.

In Mariupol direction, the occupants’ infantry attacked marines in Vodyane. After being pushed back by Ukrainian soldiers they started to hit our positions from Grads and heavy artillery of 152 and 122 mm, according to the message.

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The enemy shelled Ukrainian Armed Forces positions not far from Lebedynske and Talakivka from artillery systems. They hit Shyrokyne, Mykolaivka, Novotroitske and Krasnohorivka from 120 and 82 mm mortars. They fired on positions in Shyrokyne, Vodyane, Novotroitske and Hnutove from small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers of different systems. Russia-backed terrorists shelled from IFV and tanks in Shyrokyne.

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In Donetsk direction militants shelled Ukrainian positions near Butivka mine, Luhanske and Kamianka. Avdiivka was shelled from machine guns, grenade launchers and mortars. Later they also used tank.

In Luhansk direction Russia-backed rebels shelled from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. The enemy hit Tryohzibenka from anti-tank guided missiles.

Earlier it was reported that militants attacked positions of Armed Forces near Vodyane: Two soldiers killed, seven wounded. Illegal armed groups fired Grad and mortars of prohibited calibers.

Related: Donbas conflict: 19 shelling reported in ATO area over the day

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