ATO HQ: Escalation in Donbas - 85 attacks on Ukrainian Army positions

Source : 112 Ukraine

38 attacks were made in Donetsk direction, 22 in Mariupol direction and 25 - in Luganske area
08:37, 25 August 2016

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Russian occupation forces fired on ATO positions 85 times during last 24 hours

In particular, 38 attacks were made in Donetsk direction, 22 in Mariupol direction and 25 - in Luganske area

The enemy used 122 mm artillery in Troyitske and Luhanske before dawn. The militants used 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms along the line Nevelske - Avdiivka - Svitlodarsk. Avdiivka was shelled out from tanks, Luhanske - from infantry fighting vehicles.

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Occupants fired about six dozen of 152 mm artillery shells in Semyhirya.

In Mariupol direction the enemy released more than a hundred 122 mm shells from self-propelled units over in Shyrokyne.

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Novohryhorivtsi, Shyrokyne and Starohnativka were shelled from 120 mortar launchers, Mariinka and Krasnohorovka - from 82 mm, Vodyane, Shyrokine and Pavlopil - from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Armoured vehicles were used by the enemy near Mariinka. Snipers were active near Mariinka and Novotroyitske.

The enemy used 152 mm heavy artillery to shoot Ukrainian Army positions in Kalynovo-Popasne, Novozvanivtsi, Zholobok and Novotoshkivsk and 122 mm heavy infantry to shoot Krymske of Luhansk region.

Mortar, grenade and machine-gun fire took place in Krymske, Popasna, Stanytsia Luhanska, Novoaleksandrivka and Zolote. The occupants have also used tanks near Krymske and infantry combat vehicles in Stanytsia Luhanska. Sniper blazed away in Novoaleksandrivka.

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