Donbas militants shell Ukraine positions 25 times in last day

12:40, 05 November 2017
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Over the past day, illegal armed groups in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation violated ceasefire 25 times, according to the press service of the ATO headquarters.

Photo by the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

In the afternoon hours, as a result of the shelling by pro-Russian mercenaries reported near Novozvanivka, one Ukrainian serviceman was injured.

Russian-occupation forces continue their fire provocations virtually along the entire line of demarcation, with occasional use of mortars of various calibers.

On the Luhansk line, the enemy employed 120mm mortars near Novo-oleksandrivka and 82mm mortars near Novotoshkivske and Krymske.

Read alsoDonbas militants attack Ukraine 11 times on Nov 4 – ATO HQ On the approaches to the militant stronghold of Donetsk, near the village of Zaitseve, in the evening and night hours, the invaders fired three times at the strong points of ATO forces using infantry weapons and mortars. Militants also fired from infantry fighting vehicles near Popasna.

In the Primorske direction, positions of the Ukrainian army outside Starahnativka and Pavlopil came under the enemy fire from large-caliber machine guns and small arms.

Read alsoDonetsk governor names regular Russian troops locations in DonbasThe Armed Forces of Ukraine returned fire 17 times to repel the attacks. 

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