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ATO latest news: insurgents continued to carry provocative attacks along the contact line

On Tuesday of January 12, the situation in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) area remained tense. Russia-backed insurgents continued to carry provocative attacks at Ukrainian strong points
ATO latest news: insurgents continued to carry provocative attacks along the contact line

During Tuesday, militants continued to conduct armed provocations at the strong points of the ATO forces, according to the information released by the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues Colonel Andriy Lysenko at a briefing in the Information Center of the National Security Service of Ukraine, Joinfo.ua reports.

In Luhansk region, militants opened fire from two grenade launchers AGS near the villages of Krymske and Trokhizbenka.

In Donetsk region, there were several cases of low-intensity fightings across the contact line. The tactics of the militants remained the same – they conducted provocative shelling at Ukrainian positions using small arms and grenade launchers. The longest shelling took place yesterday in Mayorsk, Troitske and Pisky.

In Mariupol district it was absolutely quiet yesterday.

Colonel Lysenko said that none of Ukrainian soldiers was killed or injured.

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