Militants continue to fire on Ukrainian army overnight

12:28, 04 June 2015
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Russian-backed militants continued to fire on the positions of the Ukrainian armed forces from Wednesday evening until Thursday morning, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation reported on its Facebook page on Thursday.


"After being defeated near the town of Maryinka, the militants continued to attack the Ukrainian army at night. In the area of Mariupol, they fired artillery, mortars, rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the village of Shyrokyne," the press center said.

In the area of Luhansk, the militants fired on the villages of Donetske, Novotoshkivske, Stanytsia Luhanska and Krymske.

In the area of Artemivsk, the militants fired a grenade launcher on the town of Zolote, and small arms on the village of Leninske.

The militants also fired mortars on the village of Pisky near Donetsk, and rocket-propelled grenades on the village of Novotroitske.

"They fired mortars and artillery on the village of Hnutove and the town of Maryinka," the press center said.

"During this period, the Ukrainian army recorded 18 reconnaissance overflights by enemy drones," the ATO headquarters said.

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