Monday, March 20 2017 18:23 EET
Military
Heavy fighting reported near Mariupol in eastern Ukraine
Heavy, Fighting, Reported, Near, Mariupol, Eastern, Ukraine

The fighting near the city of Mariupol has intensified, as reported by Ukrainian volunteers organization “Come back alive” on their Facebook page

“The enemy continues intensive shelling of Ukrainian front line positions using large caliber mortars and artillery. According to confirmed information, at around 12:00 am [Kyiv time] the enemy used MLRS Grad systems. The shelling is so intensive that the sound of explosions can be heard in Mariupol. The first ambulances bringing wounded started to arrive in the city,” the post of the volunteer organization reads.

The members of the organization write that there are wounded among the Ukrainian servicemen but they are waiting for further confirmation if this information.

It is also reported with the reference to the residents living in the separatist-held areas close to Mariupol that 15 trucks carrying ammunition crossed the border from Russia.

People's project volunteer organization confirms the information about the fighting near Mariupol.

Earlier Prava Sprava: Ukrainian intelligence does not provide information on some Russian military units that were deployed to Ukraine