Hot spot in Mariupol sector in last day, militants use banned artillery

09:44, 01 December 2016
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 30 times in the past 24 hours, focusing on the Mariupol sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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"In the Mariupol sector, the militants used 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell the towns of Krasnohorivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Shyrokyne, Slavne, Hnutove, Talakivka, Pavlopil, and Novohryhorivka. Tank shells were also used on Shyrokyne," the report says.

Read alsoUkraine reports 1 KIA, 2 WIA in Donbas in last dayIn the Luhansk sector, the occupiers fired grenade launchers near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska.

In the Donetsk sector, Russia's hybrid military force opened fire from grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and other small arms near the town of Avdiyivka and the village of Luhanske.

The Minsk peace agreements on Donbas ban the use of weapons whose diameter is larger than 100mm.

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