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ATO latest news: militants fire tanks and mortars, 47 attacks on Ukrainian positions recorded

The Russia-backed mercenaries do not stop shelling positions of Ukrainian soldiers, ignoring any agreements on de-escalation of the conflict in Donbas. Militants intensified fire on positions of the Ukrainian army, increasingly using the banned weapons - tanks and mortars
ATO latest news: militants fire tanks and mortars, 47 attacks on Ukrainian positions recorded

Avdiyivka remains the hottest and most dangerous point in the Donetsk sector of the Anti Terrorist Operation area, according to the information released today by the spokesman of the ATO headquarters Major Serhiy Zhmurko.

During the past day Russian terrorists made 6 mortar shelling on positions of the Ukrainian troops and at 19:30 they fired the tank thrice.

A sniper fired on the ATO’s strong points near Zaitseve; also, militants fired grenade launchers and large caliber machine guns.

On the outskirts of Donetsk – in the villages of Pisky and Opytne – militants fired with small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers on strongholds of ATO forces.

In Mariupol sector the Russia-backed terrorists opened fire from 120 mm mortars and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian army’s positions near Shyrokyne, and with 82 mm mortars – near Hnutove.

Near Mar’inka an enemy sniper fired on positions of the ATO forces and militants conducted fire from small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers.

Around 23:00 near Troitske observers detected movement of a subversive group of 5 people. Ukrainian soldiers opened fire and forced the enemy to retreat.

In general, during the past day it was recorded 47 shellings on positions of the ATO forces.

None of Ukrainian soldiers was killed or wounded in action on March 10.

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