Militants shell Ukrainian troops 40 times

Militants shell Ukrainian troops 40 times

The pro-Russian militants continue shelling Ukrainian positions in the ATO area in eastern Ukraine. The terrorists violated ceasefire 40 times over the past day.

This is stated by the ATO press center.

"The tense situation was observed on the outskirts of the temporarily occupied Donetsk. The Ukrainian strongholds were shelled from small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers of various systems outside 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]," reads the report.

The terrorists also used antiaircraft mount to shell Ukrainian position near Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk).


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