ATO: Militants violated ceasefire 40 times in eastern Ukraine

27.09.2016 09:14 260

Russian-backed militants launched 40 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine over the past day, the ATO press center posted this on Facebook.

Ten ceasefire violations were recorded in Luhansk direction. Terrorists shelled Novooleksandrivka, Novozvanivka and Stanitsa Luhanska using grenade launchers, machine guns, and small arms.

In Mariupol direction, 18 ceasefire violations were spotted. The militants used small arms and grenade launchers to shell Marinka, Starohnativska, Shyrokyno and Pavlopil. In addition, a sniper targeted the Ukrainian positions in Marinka, and infantry fighting vehicles were used to shell Starohnativka.

Also, terrorists violated ceasefire 12 times in Donetsk direction. The militants used 82-mm and mortars to shell Zaitseve, 120-mm mortars to shell Nyzhne Lozove. Also, the enemy launched attacks on the Ukrainian army in Verhnyotoretske, Zaitseve, Avdiivka and Nyzhne Lozove using small arms and machine guns.


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