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ATO latest news: militants fired on position of Ukrainian army for 54 times, the situation in Donbas remained tense

The Russia-backed terrorists kept shelling from the banned 82mm and 120 mm mortars
ATO latest news: militants fired on position of Ukrainian army for 54 times, the situation in Donbas remained tense

In the past day, pro-Russian separatists continued to violate the Minsk agreements in the area of the Anti Terrorist Operation in the East of Ukraine, according to the information of the ATO press service.

In total the joint Russian-terrorist forces fired on position of Ukrainian army for 54 times, of which 35 attacks were recorded in the Donetsk sector and 19 – in the Mariupol sector.

About 18:00 of February 29, militants fired from mortars on Ukrainian positions near Hnutove. They also fired on the ATO’s strongholds with small arms,  heavy machine guns and grenade launchers in the area of the villages of Krasnohorivka, Pisky, Troitske, Vodiane of Donetsk region.

Militants conducted a point-blank fire from 82mm mortars on Krasnohorivka at 18:00, and at 19:00 they fired on Ukrainian positions with 120mm mortars near Nevelske.

The Russia-backed mercenaries carried point-blank fire with small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers on positions of the forces of the ATO near Novhorodske, Troitske, Novoselivka II and Pisky.

At midnight, the intensity of the attacks decreased.

During the past day three Ukrainian servicemen were wounded, none killed in action, according to Colonel Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues.

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