Ukrainian soldiers repelled militants’ attack in Shyrokyne, – Sector M press officer


In Shyrokyne (near Mariupol, the Donetsk region) pro-Russian militants used heavy artillery and Grads and tried to approach the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, but were repulsed.

This was stated by press officer of ATO HQ of sector M Yaroslav Chepurnyi, Censor.NET reports citing Hromadske.

"The enemy opened fire first. In the evening it used 152-mm artillery fire and Grad multiple rocket launch systems and then fired at the positions of our troops using small arms and rocket-propelled grenades. We opened return fire at the militants using small arms and rocket-propelled grenades ... They tried to come close to our positions, so we opened fire using all small arms, and the enemy withdrew," Chepurnyi said.

The press officer added that the command did not give an order on the use of heavy weapons since the shelling was not very long.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n341397