Attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas not ceasing

25.04.2016 р., 13:10

The Ukrainian army operation press center claimed 29 militants' attacks on army positions in Donbas over the past day the ATO staff press center.

The report said that the militants used weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements to deliver four strikes on Ukrainian army positions in Avdiyivka and one in Zaitseve. The militants fired 135 mines of 82 mm on the Avdiyivka industrial zone in the period from 7 p.m. till midnight.

According to the report, the militants' 152mm tube artillery twice shelled Ukrainian army positions near Pravdivka during the night, damaging homes of civilians and a church.

The press center reported the use of BMP-2 weapons, automatic grenade launchers and large-caliber machineguns near Luhanske. The militants allegedly fired on Ukrainian army positions near Novotroitske, Pavlopil, Stanytsia Luhanska and Shyrokyne by use of man-portable anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms. Those weapons were allegedly used 12 times against Maryinka.

In the reporting period, the Ukrainian army had to return fire four times.

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