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ATO HQ: Militants shell positions of Ukrainian troops on all directions

23 march 2015 | 10:25

The enemy has seriously violated the Minsk ceasefire agreement and has clearly demonstrated the presence of MRLS, including "M1964."

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It is again restless in the ATO area
Fighting between Russian-terrorist forces and Ukrainian military continues in the ATO area. Thus, during the previous night, from 20.00 to 5:00 militants fired the positions of our troops on all directions.

In particular, 12 times our troops were fired until midnight and 5 times from midnight to 5 am, reports the press center of ATO HQ on 23 March.

Thus, the village of Pisky was fired from the 120-mm mortar, while Doslidne was shelled from a tank.

"On Luhansk direction, militants fired Orehovo from "M1964," which is a serious violation of Minsk agreements," – reports the press center.

At about 3 AM, enemy's infantry attacked the Ukrainian troops from small arms in the area of Sokilnyky. "The attack has been successfully repelled," – reports the ATO HQ.

On Mariupol direction, the enemy has "unsuccessfully tried to attack our positions" near the village of Shyrokino. The village has been shelled twice with 120-millimeter mortars and small arms. Also, according to the press service, enemy's tank has been destroyed during the clashes.

Read more: ATO HQ: Firing continues in ATO area, militants are most active on Donetsk direction

In addition, Leninske and Shumy near Artemivsk came twice under fire from small arms.

Source: ZN.UA

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