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 Situation in Donbas remains tense. Two-hour fire fight took place at Artemivsk direction - ATO press center

On May 19 the situation in the anti-terrorist operation area remained tense from morning till 6 p.m.. Illegal armed groups of the Russian- terrorist troops continued attacking ATO forces' positions.

This is reported by Censor.NET citing the ATO press center.

The report notes: "At the Artemivsk direction, Shyroka Balka, Luhanske, Kirove, and Zolote were fired upon with the use of artillery, mortars, and small arms. Shyroka Balka was also fired upon by a tank. In the area of Katerynivka a military clash between our soldiers and invaders lasted for almost two hours.

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"At the Donetsk direction, the criminals used mortars of various calibers, antiaircraft guns, heavy machine guns against Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Starohnativka, and Novohryhorivka. Sniper fire was recorded in Starohnativka," the press center of the ATO informed.

"At the Luhansk direction, illegal armed groups used IFV weapons twice in Triokhizbenka. The gangs do not forget about their favorite hobby - shelling peaceful towns and villages. This time their artillery peppered Katerynivka and Popasna with fire," the press center concluded.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n336776