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Militants shell Ukrainian positions in Donbas from 120, 82 mm mortars
23:54, 17 November 2017
Militants shell Ukrainian positions in Donbas from 120, 82 mm mortars

In half of the cases Ukraine’s Armed Forces fired in response

23:54, 17 November 2017

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Russian occupation forces in Donbas conflict area violated the ceasefire four times since midnight. This was reported by Ukraine’s Army HQ press center in Facebook.

"In different parts of the contact line, Russian mercenaries continue to violate the silence regime and conduct targeted fire at Ukrainian positions, including from weapons banned by the Minsk agreements. In total, the Russian occupation troops violated the truce four times. In half of the cases Ukraine’s Armed Forces fired in response, "the report says.

In Luhansk direction the enemy fired 22 mines of 120 mm caliber at Ukrainian positions near Zalizne, 3 more mines of the 82 mm caliber - in Krymske area. The enemy shelled from large-caliber machine guns near Troitske.

Related: Over 6.000 ceasefire violations reported in Donbas last week, - OSCE

In Donetsk direction illegal armed forces fired at near Pavlopil from grenade launchers and small arms.

As it was reported earlier the delegation of the US Armed Forces visited the zone of the armed Donbas conflict as the press service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported.

Thomas Wofford, the US Colonel and Senior Defense Official and Defense Attaché headed the group of the American military. It is noted that the American military visited the demarcation line and the dispositions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

Related: OSCE’s Alexander Hug to visit Donbas next week

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