Militants shelled 100 times on Ukrainian positions in ATO area

Source : 112 Ukraine

Avdiivka was fired on from tanks
08:36, 6 March 2017

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Militants shelled Ukrainian Armed Forces positions 100 times during the past 24 hours. This was reported by the press service of the ATO headquarters in Facebook.

Two Ukrainian soldiers were injured and three were traumatized as a result of the shelling.

Militants shelled Luhanske from 122 mm artillery, tanks, mortars and IFV weaponry for the past day and night. The enemy repeatedly used tanks to fire on Pohody, Kamianka and Pisky. They shelled Avdiivka, Mayorske, Novhorodske, Troitske, Nevelske, Opytne, Pisky and Zaitseve from mortars of different calibers, from grenade launchers and small arms. Militants shelled Luhanske from IFV, and a sniper worked in Nevelske.

Related: Avdiivka again left without electricity due to militants' attack

In Mariupol direction, the occupants shelled Ukrainian positions in Vodyane, Hnutove, Talakivka, Pavlopil and Shyrokyne from mortars and heavy machine guns. Tanks and IFV weaponry was used in Vodyane, Mariinka and Shyrokyne. The positions in Shyrokyne were also shelled from anti-tank missile systems. Taramchuk was shelled from grenade launchers.

In Luhansk direction Russia-backed rebels shelled Novooleksandrivka, Krymske and Bohuslavske from 120 mm mortars. The enemy shelled Novozvanivka, Troitske, Stanytsia Luhanska and Popasna from grenade launchers and small arms.

Earlier it was reported that 54 shelling reported in ATO area over the day in Donbas conflict As a result of hostilities, two soldiers were wounded, one - injured.

Related: Woman wounded as a result of militants’ shelling in Donetsk region

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