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ATO latest news: militants conducted shelling in Donetsk and Mariupol directions

On January 23, militants increased number of attacks in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donetsk and Mariupol directions
ATO latest news: militants conducted shelling in Donetsk and Mariupol directions

In Luhansk area it was quiet yesterday. But, near the village of Krasna Talivka it was detected a unmanned aerial vehicle carrying out reconnaissance flight at an altitude of 1000 m, said Colonel Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues at the briefing in Analytical-Information Center of the Ukrainian Security Service, Joinfo.ua reports.

In Donetsk direction there was low-intensity fighting on all fronts except Svitlodarsk area. Militants did not use heavy weapons. Militants conducted most of attacks in Donetsk airport area. In the villages of Opytne and Zaitseve Ukrainian military got under sniper fire.

In Mariupol direction, all militants’ attacks were the aimed. In Maryinka the snipers were shooting. Moreover, the insurgents used small arms and grenade launchers. In Starohnativka held powerful mortar attack. They also violated the regime of silence in Shyrokyne.

Fortunately, during the last day no one of Ukrainian soldiers was killed, but two were wounded in action.

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