Militants violate ceasefire over 60 times in eastern Ukraine

Militants violate ceasefire over 60 times in eastern Ukraine

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The number of attacks launched by the militants on the Ukrainian positions increased dramatically over past 24 hours.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

"The enemy used all available weapons to shell our strongholds near Marinka [35 km south-west of Donetsk]. The militants used grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and even anti-aircraft mounts," reads the statement.

The tense situation is still observed outside temporarily occupied Donetsk. The enemy used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian military positions near Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk), Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk), Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk).

The pro-Russian militants shelled the ATO troops a total of 66 times over past 24 hours.

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