Militants attack ATO forces in all directions in last day, use APCs and mortars

10:00, 22 November 2016
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 17 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.


In the Mariupol sector, Russia's hybrid military force opened fire on the villages of Shyrokyne, Hnutove and Slavne, using mortars of various calibers, as well as rocket-propelled grenades and armored personnel carriers on the town of Maryinka and the village of Lebedynske. They also fired 152mm artillery systems on Hnutove, and tank shells on the town of Krasnohorivka.

In the Luhansk sector, the militants fired mortars and grenade launchers on the village of Krymske.

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