Russian proxies attack ATO forces four times overnight
The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine four times overnight, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) wrote on Facebook on Thursday.
"Last night, the illegal armed groups once again violated the ceasefire, which was maintained throughout the day. At the end of the previous day, at about 21:00, 22:00 and 23:00 Kyiv time, the militants would open fire with small arms from the village of Slovianoserbsk on a fortified position of the Ukrainian armed forces in the village of Krymske in Luhansk region," the report says.
At about 18:00 Kyiv time, the mercenaries attacked a Ukrainian mobile group near the town of Zolote in the direction of Artemivsk, using small arms.
"At 01:00 on September 24, the Russian proxies started shelling our positions in the village of Zaitseve from a heavy machine gun and small arms," the report reads.
At about 02:00 Kyiv time, the militants started firing 122mm artillery systems from the village of Staromykhailivka on a fortified position of ATO forces in the town of Krasnohorivka.