Pro-Russian militants opened fire 40 times upon Ukrainian positions yesterday, used 120-mm mortars, grenade launchers, IFVs, - Staff

Over the past 24-hour period, Russian occupation troops opened fire upon positions of Ukrainian defenders 40 times.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the ATO (anti-terrorist operation ) Staff's press center in its report as at 6 a.m. Sept. 27, posted on Facebook.

According to the Staff, 10 cases of cease-fire violations were recorded at Luhansk direction.

"The enemy attempted armed provocations from grenade launchers, machine guns, and small arms near Novooleksandrivka, Novozvanivka, and Stanytsia Luhanska.

"At Mariupol direction, 18 cases of cease-fire violations were recorded. Near Marinka, Starohnativka, Shyrokyne, and Pavlopil, militants conducted fire from small arms and grenade launchers. In addition, a sniper operated upon Marinka, and IFVs were used by militants to shell Starohnativka," the report reads.

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The Staff also reported 12 cases of shelling at Donetsk direction: "Occupants employed 82 mm and 120 mm mortars against Zaitseve, 120 mm mortars upon Nyzhnia Lozova. They also opened fire from small arms and machine guns upon Verkhniotoretske, Zaitseve, Avdiivka, and Nyzhnia Lozova, used IFV against Zaitseve and Nyzhnia Lozova.

"Despite the provocations, the Armed Forces of Ukraine unswervingly abide by the Minsk agreements," the ATO press center added.

As reported earlier, on Sept. 25 pro-Russian militants conducted 14 cases of fire upon ATO forces' positions.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n407787