Today in Donbas: militants fire 5 Grad shells

Source : 112 Ukraine

Militants keep increasing their usage of heavy arms
23:53, 16 August 2017

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In Donbas conflict zone, the militants continue increasing the intensity of attacks on Ukrainian army. In the last few days the militants have been using more heavy arms, according to the Ukrainian Army HQ.

“Today at around 8 am, the militants were attacking Ukrainian positions near Shyrokyne and Vodiane for almost half an hour, using 122-mm arms. At the same time, the militants fired five Grad shells at Ukrainian positions on the approaches to Shyrokyne,” the message informed.

Related: Quarter of Donbas citizens are in desperate need of food, - UN

In Donetsk sector, the militants opened fire four times, using grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

In Luhansk sector, the militants used 120-mm mortar near Novoaleksandrovka, and a grenade launcher near Krymske.

Related: 27 civilians died, 62 got injured in Donbas, - OSCE SMM

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