Thursday, March 2 2017 16:51 EET
Militants shell 118 times, one soldier killed, nine injured
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Militants shelled Ukrainian Armed Forces positions 118 times during the past 24 hours. One Ukrainian soldier was killed and nine were injured as a result of the shelling. This was reported by the press service of the ATO headquarters in Facebook.

In Donetsk direction illegal Russian units shelled Avdiivka from mortars, IFV and grenade launchers. They shelled Nevelske, Luhanske, Zaitseve, Novhorodske, Pisky, Kamianka and Novoselivka Druha from mortars and grenade launchers. IFV weaponry was used in Luhanske and a sniper was shooting here. Occupants shelled Troitske from anti-tank missile systems.

In Mariupol direction, militants shelled Krasnohorivka from tank, artillery and mortars. 112 mm artillery was used to shell Vodyane, Shyrokyne; mortars – to shell Novotroitske, Bohdanivka, Pavlopil and Chermalyk. The enemy hit Pavlopil, Talakivka, Lebedynske, Vodyane and Shyrokyne from grenade launchers and small arms. IFV weaponry was used in Shyrokyne, Mariinka, Novotroitske and Vodyane.

In Luhansk direction militants shelled Troitske from 152 mm artillery, they hit Krymske from 122 mm artillery. Occupants shelled Novozvanivka, Novooleksandrivka, Orihove, Troitske, Zolote and Katerynivka from 120 and 82mm mortars. They shelled Novozvanivka, Novooleksandrivka, Malynove, Stanytsia Lusanska and Katerynivka from grenade launchers and small arms. Militants used IFV in Krymske.

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