Related materials:

 Terrorists shelled Avdiivka from heavy-caliber mortars, - АТО press center

Situation in the Donetsk and Luhansk directions remains steadily tense.

Censor.NET reports citing ATO press center.

The press center notes: "As of 6 p.m., July 13, militants carried out more than 40 attacks on the positions of the ATO forces, with 16 of them breaking the Minsk agreements.

"Pro-Russian gangs continue to fire artillery at residential areas of the cities. Shellings of civilians by the illegal armed units witness of their members being common murderers and looters. Yesterday, July 12, from 10.55 p.m. the terrorists were shelling residential areas of Avdiivka from 122-mm guns for half an hour. And today, July 13, at 5.17 a.m., the city was shelled from 120-mm mortars.

"During the day the militants used 120-mm mortars to shell the Ukrainian army positions near the villages of Verkhniotoretske, Troitske, Maiorsk, Novobakhmutivka, Pisky, Novhorodske, Luhanske. The ATO forces positions near the city of Hirniak in the Donetsk region were shelled form 122-mm artillery. At 11.25 a.m. the militants fired MLRS Grad at the ATO forces positions near the village of Nevelske in the Yasynuvatskyi district of the Donetsk region.

"From 1.40 p.m. sniper activity was recorded near Marinka. During the day, five enemy drone flights were recorded in the Luhansk region.

"Despite the increase of activity of the pro-Russian gangs, the situation in the ATO area is under control of the Ukrainian military. Ukrainian soldiers firmly hold their defensive positions."

Read more: Militants continue shelling Ukrainian troops' positions. The tensest situation is at Donetsk direction - ATO speaker

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n343701