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ATO HQ report: Russian proxies made 50 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

The situation in the area of the Anti Terrorist Operation in eastern Ukraine has remained difficult during the past 24 hours, the intensity of attacks increased in the afternoon.
ATO HQ report: Russian proxies made 50 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

Russian-terrorist forces made 50 attacks on strongholds of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 33 of which were recorded in the Mariupol sector, 15 – in the Donetsk sector  – 15, 2 – in the Luhansk sector of the ATO area, according to the report of the ATO HQ spokesman Major Serhiy Zhmurko as of 06:00 on June 13, Joinfo.ua reported.

Russian invaders conducted mortar shelling on Ukrainian positions near the villages of Shyrokyne, Lebedynske, Chermalyk and Talakivka in the Mariupol sector. Strongholds of the ATO forces near the villages of Mar’inka, Krasnohorivka, Novotroitske, Berezove and Hnutove were attacked with small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers. Militants have also fired with infantry combat vehicles (BMPs) and anti-aircraft installations on strongholds of Ukrainian troops near the villages of Talakivka and Vodiane.

In the Donetsk sector of the ATO area the enemy fired grenade launchers and 82mm mortars on positions of the Ukraine’s Armed Forces near the villages of Lenine and Verhnyetoretske. The situation was difficult on the Svitlodarsk arc too. Occupants fired large-caliber machine guns, automatic grenade launchers and mortars on Ukrainian positions near the town of Mayorsk and the village of Zaitseve. They also used  machine guns, grenade launchers, mortars of different systems and a mobile artillery system for shelling on Ukrainian strongholds near the town of Avdiyivka. Invaders also fired heavy mortars on the ATO’s positions near the village of Novoselivka Druha.

In the Luhansk sector, the Russian occupation forces fired automatic grenade launchers near the villages of Novozvanivka and Stepne.