Thursday, June 29 2017 22:18 EEST
Military
Militants shell 35 times in Donbas, one Ukrainian soldier killed
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Militants shelled 35 times in Donbas during the past 24 hours. One Ukrainian soldier was killed due to the attack, another three soldiers were injured. This was reported by the ATO headquarters press center in Facebook.

In Prymorske area the terrorists shelled nine times. During the day and night the militants shelled Ukrainian positions in Lebedynske, Vodyane, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Krasnohorivka and Mariinka. The enemy shelled ATO forces near Taramchuk and Talakivka from grenade launchers of different modifications. Most of the attcks took place after the nightfall.

During the daytime, militants shelled living blocks of Krasnohorivka from 120 mm mortars. There were no casualties.

In Dinetsk area, militants shelled 11 times. Pro-Russian occupants were active in Avdiivka where they repeatedly shelled Ukrainian positions from 120 mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms. Around 21:00 militants shelled Ukrainian defenders from 122 mm artillery systems.

Near Kamianka and Novoselivka Druha the terrorists repeatedly shelled from mortars of different calibers, infantry weapons, anti-tank missile system and anti-aircraft installation. Luhanske and Verkhnyotoretske positions were also shelled from mortars yesterday evening.

In Luhanske area there were 15 attacks.

“Again, there is a relative escalation in the area of Bakhmut route, where in the evening the occupants shelled our positions from 120 mm and 82 mm mortars for several hours and near Krymske they used less powerful weapons,” the headquarters report.

Militants shelled near Treyokhzibenka and Shchastya. Terrorists violated the ceasefire regime in Stary Aidar, Novotoshkivske, Shariv Kut and Valuiske.

As it was reported earlier 11 attacks were recorded in Eastern Ukraine conflict zone. Ukrainian forces suffered no losses.

Despite the declared so-called "harvest ceasefire", situation in Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone remains tense. Russia-backed terrorist groups not only continued to attack Ukrainian forces, but also shelled residential area in one of the frontline cities. 11 enemy attacks were recorded along delimitation line. Almost half of them were conducted from mortars of various calibers. 

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