Ukrainian positions came under terrorist fire 54 times yesterday, - Staff

Over the past 24-hour period, Russian occupation troops opened fire upon Ukrainian fighters' positions 54 times.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) Staff's press service in a report as at 6 a.m. Oct. 31, posted on Facebook.

In Mariupol direction, 31 truce breaches were recorded: "In violation of the cease-fire, the enemy fired small arms, machine guns, and grenade launchers in Marinka and Novomykhailivka, 82 mm mortars in Pavlopil, and anti-tank missile systems, grenade launchers, machine guns, and 120 mm mortars in Talakivka and Shyrokyne. Starohnativka defenders came under IFV, grenade launchers and small arms fire; Krasnohorivka and Hnutove were shelled from mortars of both calibers, machine guns, and grenade launchers," the report reads.

The Staff says Vodiane positions of the Ukrainian army were shelled yesterday from weapons of various calibers, including 152 mm cannon artillery.

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"In Luhansk direction, five cease-fire violations were recorded. The enemy resorted to armed provocations near Lopaskyne with the use of grenade launchers, in Krymske - with 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers, and small arms. Russian occupation troops fired at Troitske with 120 mm mortars, and at Kalynovo-Popasna with 122 mm artillery," the report reads.

The ATO press center said 18 provocations against the Armed Forces of Ukraine occurred in Donetsk direction.

"In Zaitseve, the enemy sprayed ATO forces' positions with grenade launchers and small arms fire, near Luhanske and Novhorodske - from IFV weapons and large-caliber machine guns. Defenders in Verkhniotoretske and Troitske came under 82 mm mortar fire, those in Avdiivka and Butivka mine - under fire from mortars of both calibers."

As reported earlier, pro-Russian militants opened fire upon Ukrainian fighters' positions 53 times on Oct. 29.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n412890