47 attacks on Ukrainian positions recorded yesterday, - ATO press center

The situation in the area of anti-terrorist operation (ATO) has escalated. Over the past day, militants committed 47 attacks on Ukrainian army strong points along the entire contact line, showing the highest activity at night.

Censor.NET reports citing anti-terrorist operation (ATO) press center.

"In the evening, the enemy delivered intensive fire on ATO forces' strongholds near Marinka, using small arms, various types of grenade launchers, 82-mm mortars. In addition, an enemy sniper fired several shots. Ukrainian army strong points near Krasnohorivka, located in the same area, came under 82-mm and 120-mm mortar fire.

"The situation was also tense near Avdiivka, where terrorists continued to hit our positions with mortars and grenade launchers," the report reads.

As also noted, ATO forces near Zaitseve and Luhanske (the Horlivka-Svitlodarsk salient) came under small arms and grenade launcher fire.

At Mariupol direction, illegal armed groups attacked Ukrainian army positions near Shyrokyne, Berezove, and Hnutove using heavy machine guns, grenade launchers, and anti-aircraft guns. Late in the evening, occupants shelled Lebedynske from 120-mm mortars.

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In the Luhansk region, militants fired grenade launchers at Ukrainian defenders on the outskirts of Stanytsia Luhanska and Novozvanivka.

"The enemy repeatedly employs drones for aerial reconnaissance of ATO forces' positions. Nine passes of enemy UAVs were registered over the past day," the press service notes.

As reported, militants did not reduce the intensity of attacks after midnight.

"The enemy continued to fire mortars on ATO forces strong points near Marinka and Krasnohorivka. In the Luhansk region, criminals opened heavy machine gun and IFV fire in the vicinity of Novozvanivka. Overall, militants have committed nine attacks on Ukrainian soldiers since the beginning of the day."
Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n389891