Tuesday, February 21 2017 16:49 EET
Military
Militants shell 74 times in ATO area, nine soldiers injured
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Militants shell ATO positions 74 times over the past 24 hours. Two Ukrainian military officers were injured, seven were traumatized. This was reported by the press service of the ATO headquarters in Facebook.

It is noted that in the morning there was a general decrease of tension along the delimitation line. At first the enemy somewhat reduced the number of shelling from heavy weapons but later they started to use 120 mm mortars again.

In Mariupol direction, the enemy shelled Novotroitske from mortars of 120 mm caliber. Militants were shelling Chermalyk, Talakivka, Hnutove, Starohnativka, Vodyane and Shyrokyne from heavy machine guns and small arms. Snipers were shooting in Hnutove, Vodyane, Pavlopil, Shyrokyne and Novotroitske.

In Donetsk direction illegal Russian units shelled Novoluhanske, Avdiivka, Luhanske, Troitske and Zaitseve from 120, 82 mm mortars.They were hitting Luhanske, Kamianka, Verkhnyotoretske, Zhovte, Zayache, Pisky and Novoselivka from heavy machine guns and small arms. The enemy repeatedly used IFV weaponry in Opytne and Luhanske. Snipers worked in Avdiivka.

In Luhansk direction occupants shelled Novooleksandrivka from anti-tank missile systems. They shelled Novozvanivka from mortars, grenade launchers, small arms and anti-tank missile systems. Snipers were also shooting in Stanytsia Luhanskska and Zhovte.

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