Russian proxies provoke Ukrainian military near Mariupol, explosions heard near Horlivka
The combined Russian-separatist forces shelled ATO forces near the village of Triokhizbenka in Luhansk region late Wednesday, using 82mm mortars, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation wrote on Facebook on Thursday.
As reported, the terrorists fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the villages of Pisky, Troitske and the town of Avdiyivka. In the area of Mariupol, the pro-Russian militants carried out provocative attacks on our positions near the village of Bohdanivka.
Early Thursday loud explosions were heard near the militant-controlled town of Horlivka, the press center said.
At the same time, military sappers continue to eliminate the consequences of the disaster in the town of Svatove. Yesterday, they continued to survey the area around the munitions depot and scrapped a number of ammunition. Only yesterday, they examined about one hectare of adjacent territory and destroyed 3,418 munitions.
As UNIAN reported earlier, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that the Russian troops were doing everything to disrupt the peace process in the east of Ukraine.