Russian-backed militants again shell Ukrainian troops near Mariupol

00:48, 04 April 2015
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DPR militants used  a grenade launcher and an 82mm caliber mortar to shell Ukrainian troops in the village of Shyrokyne near the Ukrainian-held city of Mariupol on Friday evening.

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The shelling was chaotic, press officer of the Mariupol 'M' sector Dmytro Horbunov said, Mariupol news portal 0629 reported.

Militants of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) used a grenade launcher to fire on the positions of the Ukrainian troops in the village of Shyrokyne near the city of Mariupol at about 1900 Kyiv time on Friday. Then they opened fire from an 82mm caliber mortar.

No casualties have been reported.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Russian-backed militants violated the truce 17 times on April 3, 2015.

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