Russian proxies fired at Ukrainian troops 40 times yesterday using variety of weapons, - Staff

The Russian occupation troops assaulted the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces’ positions 40 times over the past 24 hours.

Censor.NET informs citing the situation report by the ATO Staff press center as at 6 a.m. on June 14.

According to the Staff, the majority of attacks - 19 - were recorded at the Donetsk section of the front. 18 assaults were conducted at the Mariupol section of the front and three more at the Luhansk one.

"The positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the vicinity of Leninske, Novhorodske, Opytne, and Avdiivka at the Donetsk section of the front came under mortar strikes. The enemy employed large-caliber artillery from the temporarily occupied territory to the east of Spartak and residential neighborhoods of Donetsk against strongholds near Kamianka and Butivka mine around midnight. The Russian mercenaries fired at the ATO forces' strong points on the outskirts of Luhanske, Troitske, and Avdiivka with large-caliber machine guns and grenade launchers of various systems," the statement reads.

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It was also reported that the situation was tense near Marinka and Krasnohorivka at the Mariupol section of the front, as the enemy was assaulting the Ukrainian troops deployed near these villages more than 10 times over the day using small arms, large-caliber machine guns, grenade launchers, weapons of the infantry fighting vehicles and mortars. The positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the suburbs of Talakivka, Pavlopil and Slavne were fired at with grenade launchers of various systems and IFV guns.

"The illegal armed groups provided indiscriminate fire near Novozvanivka and Bohuslavske at the Luhansk section of the front, trying to invite our soldiers' retaliation," the ATO Staff added.

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