ATO HQ update: 39 militant attacks March 11

21:26, 11 March 2017
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The combined Russian-separatist forces violated the ceasefire 39 times from 00:00 to 18:00 local time on Saturday, March 11, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Donetsk sector, the occupiers fired 82mm and 120mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms on the town of Avdiyivka and Butivka coal mine. In addition, Avdiyivka came under fire from a tank. The enemy also shelled 82mm mortars on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Luhanske.

Read alsoUkraine reports 107 enemy attacks, 2 KIA's, 9 WIA's in last dayIn the Mariupol sector, Russia's hybrid military forces opened fire from 122mm artillery systems on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Mykolaivka. The militants also used tank shells, 120mm mortars and infantry fighting vehicles near the town of Maryinka, as well as mortars of various calibers near the village of Slavne. Additionally, the enemy fired grenade launchers and small arms on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Hnutove, Pavlopil, Shyrokyne and Vodiane.

"In the Luhansk sector, the invaders shelled mortars on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Popasna, and the villages of Bohuslavske, Novo-Oleksandrivka, Katerynivka and Krymske," the press center said.

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