ATO HQ reports escalation in Mariupol sector

10:19, 04 November 2016
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 31 times in the past 24 hours, including 17 attacks in the Mariupol sector, seven in the Luhansk sector and the Donetsk sector each, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.


In the Mariupol sector, the enemy used small arms near the village of Talakivka, as well as small arms, grenade launchers and machine guns in the villages of Shyrokyne and Lebedynske. The militants also fired 82mm and 120mm mortars near the villages of Pavlopil and Vodiane, and the town of Krasnohorivka. In addition to this type of weapons, the enemy intensified attacks by using grenade launchers, machine guns and sniper fire there.

Read alsoDonetsk militants ready for "all for all" swap — mediaIn the Donetsk sector, Russia's hybrid military force opened fire from infantry fighting vehicles against the Ukrainian soldiers in the village of Luhanske, as well as mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, machine guns and small arms near the town of Avdiyivka.

In the Luhansk sector, the occupiers fired small arms near the village of Syze, 82mm mortars in the village of Orikhove, and grenade launchers near the villages of Triokhizbenka, Stanytsia Luhanska, Novozvanivka, and Novo-Oleksandrivka.

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