ATO update on last day: 37 attacks on Ukraine, use of 152mm artillery

10:11, 02 November 2016
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 37 times in the past 24 hours, including 27 attacks in the Mariupol sector, seven in the Donetsk sector and three in the Luhansk sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.


In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers fired 82mm and 120mm mortars near the village of Mykhailivka, as well as 122mm artillery systems near the village of Pishchovyk. The enemy also fired machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and small arms toward the village of Pavlopil and the town of Krasnohorivka.

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In the Donetsk sector, Russia's hybrid military force opened fire from 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, machine guns and small arms toward the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near the villages of Slavne and Luhanske, and the town of Avdiyivka.

In the Luhansk sector, the occupiers fired banned 152mm cannon artillery systems near the village of Krymske, and grenade launchers in the villages of Lopaskyne and Stanytsia Luhanska.

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