Donbas conflict: Russian-backed militants continue to shell Ukraine’s Armed Forces

Source : 112 Ukraine

At least 46 attacks reported
08:55, 10 June 2016

Russian-backed militants shelled Ukraine’s army at least 46 times over the past 24 hours, ATO (Anti-Terroristic Operation) press center informed.

In Luhansk direction, near Stanitsa Luhanska, Bohuslavske and Stepne, militants attacked Ukrainian military with grenade launchers of various systems.

‘In Donetsk direction, Russian-backed forces shelled Ukrainian strongholds near Zaitseve, Mayorska, Luhanske, Verkhniotoretske and Novoselivka with small arms and grenade launchers, near Nevelske, Avdiivka and Troitske – with mortars’, - the press center reported.

In Mariupol direction, near Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Taramchuk, Pavlopol and Shyrokyne, militants shelled Ukraine’s army with small arms, heavy machine guns, grenade launchers and mortars.

Ukraine’s army near Novotroitske was attacked with mortars and 152 mm artillery.

Ukrainian military returned fire in separate cases.

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