Tuesday, April 11 2017 16:21 EEST
Military
Donbas conflict: Militants shell 64 times, five soldiers injured
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Militants shelled Ukrainian positions 64 times in ATO area during the past 24 hours, five Ukrainian soldiers were injured. This was reported by the press service of the ATO headquarters in Facebook.

“The situation in ATO becomes complicated. Russian occupation forces shelled Ukraine’s Amed Forces positions 64 times during the past day and night. five Ukrainian soldiers were injured,” the message says.

In Mariupol direction militants shelled from 122 mm artillery, 120 mm grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and IFV weaponry. Novotroitske was shelled from 120 mm mortars and grenade launchers. Positions in Berezove, Mariinka and Krasnohorivka were hit from 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers of different systems and heavy machine guns. Hnutove and Hranytove were shelled from anti-tank grenade launchers. Militants shelled Hnutove and Talakivka from heavy machine guns and IFV weaponry. Shyrokyne was shelled from small arms and sniper was shooting in Mariinka.

In Donetsk direction Butivka mine was hit from 120 m mortars and heavy machine guns. Avdiivka and Opytne were shelled from 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Zaitseve, Pisky, Luhanske positions were shelled from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns and in Kamianka – from heavy machine guns and small arms.

In Luhansk direction the enemy shelled Krymske and Yekaterynivka from 82 mm mortars and Valuyske, Stanytsia Luhanska and Donets village from grenade launchers. Positions in Lobacheve were shelled from small arms.

Earlier it was reported that 28 attacks were reported over past day in Donbas, two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded. Militants continued to violate Minsk agreement.

Earlier 59 attacks on Ukrainian positions over past day, four Ukrainian soldiers wounded