Situation in the east remains tense

1.03.2016 р., 13:20

Militants of the self-proclaimed Donetsk (DPR) and Luhansk (LPR) People's Republics have opened fire on Ukrainian military positions 54 times in the past 24 hours, including 35 strikes in the Donetsk region, and another 19 near the city of Mariupol, the press center of Kyiv's army operation in eastern Ukraine has reported.

Ukrainian Armed Forces positions near Hnutove came under mortar fire at around 6:00 p.m. Large-caliber submachine guns, grenade launchers and small arms were used against Ukrainian military checkpoints near Krasnohorivka, Pisky, Troitske and Vodyane, the press center said.


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