Private sector of Ukraine-held Maryinka comes under mortar fire on Wednesday

21:55, 12 July 2017
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Russian-controlled militants have again damaged private houses in the Ukrainian-held town of Maryinka in Donetsk region, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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"At about 18:00 local time today, Maryinka's private sector came under fire of the Russian occupation forces, which targeted ATO troops in the Mariupol sector. The enemy used 82mm mortar shells," the ATO said on Facebook on Wednesday, July 12.

Read alsoDeath toll rises in Donbas as Russian aggression continues"Russia's hybrid military forces opened fire from the village of Trudivske in temporarily uncontrolled territory," the ATO HQ said.

Early reports say two private houses on Prokofyeva Street were damaged.

"Fortunately, there were no casualties among local residents during the enemy attack. Now representatives of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) and local police are examining and documenting the damage done," it said.

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