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ATO HQ report: Russian proxies 76 times fired on Ukrainian army positions

On August 28, Russian occupation forces conducted shelling with 152mm artillery systems on the village of Arkhangelske in Donetsk region, intensified shelling on Avdiyivka town
ATO HQ report: Russian proxies 76 times fired on Ukrainian army positions

During the last day the Russian occupation forces opened fire 76 times on positions of the ATO forces. In particular, 37 attacks were recorded in the Donetsk sector, 27 – in the Mariupol sector and 12 – in the Luhansk sector, according to  to the HQ spokesperson Major Iryna Baranova, Joinfo.ua reports.

In the Donetsk sector, the enemy fired heavy artillery of 152mm caliber in the night at the village of Arkhangelske. In the evening, the occupants fired over a hundred shells of 122mm caliber at the town of Avdiyivka, carrying a series of four two-hours long attacks. Three shells of the same caliber hit on the village of Pisky.

In the of Avdiyivka-northern outskirts of Horlivka, the occupants actively fired mortars, including the forbidden 120mm caliber, grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns. In addition,the enemy made a massive tank shelling on Avdiyivka, having fired more than fourty shells.

On the Svitlodarsk arch the enemy fired 82mm mortars and armored infantry vehicles, as well as made shelling on the village of Novoselivka Druha from anti-tank missile system. Invaders fired on fortifications in the villages of Luhanske, Pisky and Avdiyivka town enemy with anti-aircraft installations. Snipers fired on Ukrainian units in Pisky and Opytne.

In the Mariupol sector the enemy fired more than sixty 122mm artillery shells on the village of Shyrokyne and seven shells – on fortifications in Talakivka village. Invaders fired mortars, grenade launchers and machine guns in the villages of Mar’inka, Taramchuk, Krasnohorivka, Talakivka, as well as fired grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns on Shyrokyne, Vodiane, Novotroitske and Hnutove.

They also fired heavy machine automatic grenade launchers in Novohryhorivka and Starohnativka. An activity of infantry fighting vehicles was recorded in Mar’inka. A sniper was firing in Shyrokyne.

In the Luhansk sector the enemy fired grenade launchers on positions of the ATO forces in Novooleksandrivka, Novozvanivka and Zhovte; used small arms in Zolote. Occupants conducted shelling on Stanytsia Luhansk with 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. An enemy sniper intensified fire near ATO’s position in Novooleksandrivka village.

In addition, two flights of the enemy UAVs over ATO’s positions were recorded.