Militants shell Ukrainian positions 67 times over past 24 hours

20.08.2015 р., 13:04

"From 18:00 to midnight, the enemy was firing rocket-propelled grenades, small arms and heavy machine guns on ATO forces in the town of Marinka [35 km south-west of Donetsk], and the villages of Opytne [11.5km north-west of Donetsk] and Pisky [12km north-west of Donetsk]. In Luhansk region, at about 20:00 Kyiv time, the illegal armed groups started firing rocket-propelled grenades and anti-aircraft weaponry on the ATO forces in the town of Shchastia [23km north of Luhansk]," the press center noted. Over past 24 hours, the Russian-terrorist forces violated ceasefire 67 times. The artillery was used twice, mortars were used 15 times, multiple rocket launcher systems were used once, grenade launchers and small arms were used 65 times. After midnight on August 20, the militants further intensified their attacks near Donetsk.

Militants shell Ukrainian positions 67 times over past 24 hours