Escalation of Donbas conflict continues
Russia-backed militants attacked 46 times in the Donetsk region. The enemy opened fire from 152 and 122 mm artillery systems, mortar, automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns in Nevelske, Kirove, Avdiivka, Keramik, Pisky, Zaitsevo, Troyitske, Dacha and Kodem. The mercenaries attacked from armored vehicles and anti-aircraft mount in Verhnetoretske and Luhanske, and from tanks in Pisky and Kamyanets. Snipers were spotted in Verhnetoretske, 112.international reports.
Ukraine's Armed Forces in Luhansk region were attacked 25 times. Pro-Russia gunmen engaged fire from mortar, automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns in Novoalexandrivka, Krymske, Novozvanivka, Popasne, Zhovte, Zolote and Stanytsya Luhanska, and from infantry fighting vehicle in Zhovte. Ukrainian Army detected snipers in Novoalexandrivka, Zolote and Zhovte.
20 attacks were conducted in Mariupol region. Enemy fired from multiple-launch rocket system in Krasnogorivka, from infantry fighting vehicle in Talakivka, from mortar, automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns in Shyrokyne, Krasnogorivka, Pavlopil, Taramchuk and Maryinka, from small arms in Talakivka and Granytne.
Russia-backed militants also tried to implement aerial reconnaissance in this region.
As reported earlier by 1492news.com, Ukraine reports about 48 attacks ahead of Independence Day.