Militants opened fire upon Ukrainian positions 30 times yesterday, used 120 and 88 mm mortars against Zaitseve, - Staff

Russian occupation troops opened fire upon positions of Ukrainian defenders 30 times over the day yesterday. Despite provocations, the Ukrainian Armed Forces unswervingly abide by the Minsk agreements.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) press center in its report as at 6 a.m. Sept. 16, posted on Facebook.

According to the Staff, 12 cases of cease-fire violations were recorded at Donetsk direction.

"Ukrainian military in Avdiivka, Verkhniotoretske, Zaitseve came under grenade launcher, machine gun, and small arms fire. In Zaitseve, occupants also opened fire from 120 and 82 mm mortars. A sniper was operating in Verkhniotoretske."

At Mariupol direction, 16 cases of cease-fire violations were reported. Russian occupation troops committed armed provocations and fired from grenade launchers and small arms near Shyrokyne, Marinka and Novotroitske.

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In addition, two cases of shelling were recorded at Luhansk direction.

"The enemy violated the cease-fire near Novooleksandrivka, where it opened fire from small arms."

"ATO forces did not open fire in response," the press service added.

On Sept. 14, the enemy opened fire 50 times, used 152 and 122 mm artillery, 120 mm mortars, a tank and and IFV.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n406250