ATO: Militants fire heavy weapons on Pisky, Shyrokyne and Stanytsia Luhanska

12:21, 13 May 2015
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Russian-backed militants in the Donbas attacked Ukrainian army positions in the village of Pisky, using almost all types of weapons they have, Ukraine’s Anti-Terrorist Operation press center reported on Facebook page on Wednesday.


"The militants have no guidelines and formats of agreements. Starting from 1800 on Tuesday, they fired for a maximum of an hour on a territory where people do not want war. They fired banned artillery, mortars and rocket-propelled grenades, and other weapons available to them," the report says.

In addition, the militants fired large-caliber mortars near the village of Shyrokyne.

According to the report, in the direction of Artemivsk the militants fired 152mm artillery on the village of Druzhba. They also fired 120 mm mortars and tank weapons on the villages of Leninske and Kirove.

From midnight till morning, the militants continuously shelled the village of Stanytsia Luhanska. A sniper was working near the village of Shastya.

"In addition, the militants fired anti-aircraft guns and heavy machine guns twice on the village of Opytne," the report reads.

"During this period, the Ukrainian army recorded reconnaissance overflights by enemy drones in the villages of Shastya, Orlivske, Talakivka, Chermalyk and others," the ATO headquarters said.

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