Ukrainian military positions in Donbas come under fire

18.02.2016 р., 14:20

The press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Donbas published a report saying that Ukrainian military positions in Donbas have come under fire 47 times in the past 24 hours, and that the overwhelming majority of these strikes were allegedly targeted attacks.

The largest number of ceasefire breaches was recorded on the outskirts of Donetsk and Horlivka.Grenade launchers of various systems and large-caliber submachine guns were fired at Ukrainian army checkpoints in Opytne, Pisky, Troitske, Zaitseve, Novhorodske and Luhanske. Ukrainian military positions in Maryinka and Opytne came under 82mm mortar fire as well.Mortars, an anti-aircraft system and infantry fighting vehicle weapons were also fired at Ukrainian army positions in the vicinity of Krasnohorivka, the press center said.

The press center also says that a 122mm artillery system was used against Ukrainian fortifications near Mayorsk. Ukrainian military positions also came under small arms fire in the vicinity of Triokhizbenka, Luhansk region.

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