Over the past day, July 26, Russian terrorist troops conducted shelling of the ATO forces' positions and residential areas 86 times. More than 50 of them occurred after 6 p.m. till midnight.
As reported, Avdiivka residential blocks were shelled by 152-mm artillery after 8 p.m. At the same time, 152-mm howitzers were used to fire at the ATO forces' positions near the town.
Near Mykolaivka, Ukrainian army's positions were shelled with 152-mm artillery, 120-mm mortars, tanks, and small arms from three directions at once after 9 p.m. till midnight. Near Vodiane, 122-mm howitzers were used to shell ATO positions. Russian terrorists fired with 152-mm artillery and 120-mm mortars from Horlivka at the Ukrainian army positions near Maiorsk and Pershe Travnia.
More cases of shelling were recorded near Marinka, Shyrokyne, Avdiivka, Luhanske, Maiorsk, Kirove, Pershe Travnia, Stanytsia Luhanska, Pisky, Opytne, Shchastia.
The press center stated that on July 27, between midnight and 6 a.m., the highest number of the Minsk agreements violations by mercenaries was recorded. Besides, Russian terrorists continue to knowingly shell residential areas where civilians reside.
After midnight, the following villages and towns were shelled: Svitlodars with 152-mm artillery, Shchastia with a tank, Opytne with Grads, 120-mm mortars, and tanks, and Vodiane with Grads, the press center reports.
"Despite the shelling, Ukrainian soldiers repulse all enemy's attacks and hold defensive lines," the ATO press center stressed.