No attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas after midnight

Source : 112 Ukraine

Troitske, Novotroitske and Zaitsevo were the hottest spots in the area last night
08:27, 16 March 2016

Since evening of March 15, pro-Russia militants stepped up combat activity, ATO Press Centre reported. “Russian mercenaries used 120 and 82 mm mortars; about a hundred mines hit Ukrainian positions”, reads the message.

Ukrainian army emplacements near Avdiivka, Donetsk region, were fired at from heavy machineguns, grenade launchers and small arms. An enemy IFV attacked Novhorodske and Luhanske. Shyrokyne village, near the government-held city of Mariupol, Donetsk region, took fire, too.

Near Avdiivka, Novhorodske, Nevelske and Opytne (all in Donetsk region), militants opened fire from 82 mm mortars, AA guns, RPGs and heavy machineguns to provoke the Ukrainian troops to return fire.   

After the midnight, the attacks ceased.

Related: Barack Obama: Russian hybrid army in Donbas must comply with ceasefire regime

Related: Donbas: Militants used tanks to attack in Mariupol direction, - ATO press center

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