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 Russian mercenaries mortared Ukrainian troops between Marinka and Krasnohorivka at Mariupol direction, - Staff

The Russian occupation troops fired at Ukrainian military units in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area 17 times since the beginning of the day. In particular, 10 attacks were recorded at Mariupol, six - at Donetsk and one - at Luhansk direction.

Censor.NET reports citing the latest update by the ATO Staff press center.

The situation report reads: "The ATO forces' strong points between Marinka and Krasnohorivka at Mariupol direction were mortared by the Russian occupants, who also employed banned 120-mm mortars.

"As for the southern part of the anti-terrorist operation zone, the enemy shelled Bohdanivka and Chermalyk with 82-mm mortars and employed high-caliber machine guns in Hnutove. The enemy-operated IFVs fired at fortifications of the defenders of Starohnativka and Marines' positions in Shyrokyne.

"The invaders attacked Avdiivka at Donetsk direction with grenade launchers and high-caliber machine guns. Attempts to invite Ukrainian troops' retaliation using small arms were recorded in Vodiane and Zaitseve.

"In the Luhansk region, the enemy indiscriminately shelled defenders of Novozvanivka with automatic grenade launcher," the statement reads.

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