Occupants shell 112 times over past day, 4 Ukrainian soldiers killed

Source : 112 Ukraine

Three fighters got wounded
08:10, 18 March 2017

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Situation in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone remains tense, the number of enemy attacks has drastically increased. Russia-backed terrorist forces attacked positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces 112 times also using heavy weaponry. Four Ukrainian military officers were killed as a result, another three got wounded. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.

In Mariupol direction, enemy fired 120 mm mortars and 122 mm artillery systems at Ukrainian positions near Lebedynske, Shyrokyne, Hnutove and Vodyane. Strongholds near Talakivka and Chermalyk got under fire from 120 mm mortars. Russian occupants used grenade launchers and 82, 120 mm mortars to attack strongholds near Marinka and Krasnohorivka, soon enough they also fired artillery systems of 122 and 152 mm calibers.

In Donetsk direction, enemy fired 10 times at positions near Avdiivka using heavy weaponry, tanks and 120 mm mortars. The neighborhood near Old Avdiivka got under shelling. Enemy opened fired at strongholds near Opytne and Novhorodske from 82 mm mortars, also fired 122 artillery systems, mortars, IFVs and anti-tank grenade launchers near Luhanske.

In Luhansk direction, Russia-backed occupants fired mortars, anti-tank grenade launchers near Novozvanivka, Slavne and Katerynivka.

Related: 60 attacks on positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces reported in Donbas

Related: Donbas: Artillery and tank fire in Donetsk region

Related: Donbas: Vodyane, Troitske under 122 mm artillery fire

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