Militants shell Ukrainian positions 83 times in Donbas, two soldiers killed

Source : 112 Ukraine

Another three military officers were injured
08:33, 30 March 2017

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Militants shelled Ukrainian Armed Forces 83 times in Donbas. As a result of the attack two Ukrainian soldiers were killed, another three were injured. This was reported by the press service of ATO in Facebook.

“The situation in ATO area remains tense. 83 attacks on Ukrainian Army positions were registered during the past 24 hours. Breaking the agreements, Russian-occupation forces are shelling Ukrainian defenders from weapons with a caliber of more than 100 mm. Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed during the day and night, another three were injured,” the message says.

In Mariupol direction, the occupants attacked positions in Vodyane, Shyrokyne and Hnutove areas from 122 mm artillery systems. Militants shelled Hnutove from 120 mm mortars and Mariinka, Vodyane and Pavlopil from 82 mm mortars, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers. Positions in Vodyane were shelled from tank and Shyrokyne was shelled from IFV weaponry. Enemy snipers were shooting in Hnutove and Vodyane.

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In Donetsk direction militants near Troitske the militants shelled Ukrainian positions from 152 mm artillery. Positions in Avdiivka, Troitske and Luhanske were hit from 120 mm mortars, in Opytne, Avdiivka and Kamianka the enemy used 82 mm mortars. Tank was shelling in Troitske and IFV – in Luhanske. Militants shelled Kamianka and Nevelske from heavy machine guns and grenade launchers of different systems.

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In Luhansk direction militants used 122 mm artillery in Kalynove-Popasna area. They shelled Krymske from IFV, 120 mm mortars and grenade launchers of different systems. The occupants also shelled Ukrainian positions near Stanytsia Luhanska and Novooleksandrivka.

 “ATO forces opened fire to reduce enemy’s attacks,” the message says.

Earlier it was reported that 35 attacks reported over past day in Donbas. 2 soldiers died. Militants mostly fired in Mariupol direction.

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