Militants attack ATO forces 39 times, night near Donetsk airport calm

13:55, 03 December 2014
Ukraine
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As of 0600 the situation in the zone of Anti-Terrorist Operation was under control, the press center of ATO reported on its page on Facebook on Wednesday.

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"Insurgents opened fire 39 times. Attacks were carried out with guns, mortars and Grad rockets,” the statement reads.

It said there were reports that five civilians have been wounded in the last day.

Attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops were launched near the following villages: Maiorsk, Verkhnie Olkhove, Stanychno-Luhanske, Shchastia, Makarovo, Avdiivka, Tonenke, Pisky, Opytne, Donetsk Airport, Taramchuk, Berezove, Slavne, Chernukhino, Shumy, Nikishino, Ridkodub, Debaltseve, and Bogdanovka.

No attacks have been recorded near the key strategic city of Mariupol.

According to the data of the Center for Coordination of Ceasefire and Stabilization of Demarcation Line, the night passed without shelling near the Donetsk airport.

Artillery forces of ATO launched 19 attacks to suppress militant firing positions. Ukrainian troops opened fire in response, but only if there were no civilians in the targeted area, the press center said.

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