Fighting around Mariupol spreading

10:44, 08 April 2015
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The area of fighting around Mariupol has spread, with the militants of the Donetsk People’s Republic firing on three villages in the Mariupol 'M' sector five times, the head of the press service of the Mariupol 'M' sector Dmytro Horbunov said on Tuesday, according to local news agency 0629.

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"After the militants fired grenades on the village of Shyrokyne in the morning, at 0715 they fired anti-tank guided missile on the positions of the Ukrainian armed forces near the village of Chermalyk," he said.

"At 1500 they resumed firing small arms on the village of Shyrokyne."

"At 1547 the militants fired 82mm mortars on the positions of the Ukrainian armed forces near the village of Mykolaivka," he said.

"At 1720 they fired small arms on the village of Shyrokyne."

"According to our information, there were no casualties among the personnel of the Ukrainian armed forces and the National Guard," Horbunov said.

"There were no flights of drones over the Mariupol 'M' sector," he said.

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