No shelling on western outskirts of Donetsk for the first time in almost 1.5 years – Motuzianyk

16:53, 15 September 2015
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For the first time in almost 1.5 years, there was no shelling on the western outskirts of Donetsk, Head of the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters, Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing today, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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There were several armed provocations against the Ukrainian military in the Donetsk direction, in the area of Svitlodarsk and near Mayorske and the village of Zaitseve, located to the north of Horlivka. In the afternoon, militants used small arms and rocket-propelled grenades against the ATO forces, according to Motuzianyk.

Motuzianyk noted that on other fronts yesterday the situation was calm, especially on the western outskirts of Donetsk. No enemy drones were seen flying in the Donbas conflict zone yesterday.

"At the same time, the front line zone remains dangerous. In the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska and Hranitne of Donetsk region some locals were blown up on the explosive devices. Two people were hospitalized," Motuzianyk said.

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