Militants use heavy artillery, with more than 30 attacks committed at Ukrainian army positions, - ATO press center

As of 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, the situation near the demarcation line remains alarming. Pro-Russian illegal armed units fired more than 30 times at the Ukrainian troops positions.

As reported by Censor.NET, this is announced on the ATO press center Facebook page.

"Militants brought additional heavy artillery to their positions, prohibited by the Minsk agreements. Russian-terrorist troops deliver gun and mortar fire at the positions of the ATO forces," the statement reads.

In particular, once again shellings of the Ukrainian troops positions by Russian mercenaries have been recorded: from 120-mm mortars - near Avdiivka (at 0.30 a.m.) Mykolaivka (from 11.32 a.m.), Novhorodske (from 5.55 p.m.); from 122-mm guns - near Starohnativka (from 2.12 a.m. for two hours).

Around midnight, Ukrainian soldiers identified and repulsed a sabotage and reconnaissance group attack near Opytne.

Harassing fire is delivered by terrorists at the ATO forces positions near the villages of Verkhniotoretske, Pisky, Shyrokyne, Marinka, Novotoshkivske, Hranitne, Maiorske and Krasnohorivka. Despite the Kremlin's strong support of the militants, ATO forces steadily hold their defensive positions," HQ noted.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n344030