Militants’ attacks recorded all along the front line from Avdiivka to Marinka, - ATO speaker. MAP

The militants have resumed active shelling of the Ukrainian army positions in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area. At the same time they did not even try to hide the attacks committing them with banned weapons both at night and in daytime.

Speaker of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine on ATO matters Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk announced at a briefing today, Censor.NET reports.

It was completely calm at the Luhansk direction yesterday. No violations of the truce were committed by the militants.

The Donetsk direction: It was calm on the Svitlodarsk salient yesterday. At the same time the enemy repeatedly opened fire against Ukrainian positions in the vicinity of Zaitseve, Maiorsk, and Novhorodske over the last 24 hours both at night and in daytime. Besides the assaults with small arms and grenade launchers, one attack with the use of 82-mm mortars was committed by the illegal armed groups (the terrorists were shelling the village of Zaitseve from close range during 2.5 hours).

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The enemy opened fire on the Ukrainian troops' positions in Verkhniotoretske and Troitske in the section of the front between Horlivka and Yasynuvata. The fire was provided from the neighboring village of Krasnyi Partyzan, a stronghold of militants operating in the area.

The most difficult situation was on the western outskirts of Donetsk. Last night, the enemy committed shelling with Grad multiple rocket launchers deployed in the village of Staromykhailivka adjacent to the Petrivskyi district of Donetsk in the close proximity to the demarcation line. Three rockets impacted Krasnohorivka and nine the city of Hirnyk in the Selidove district located 14 km away from the front line.

In general, the provocative attacks of the Ukrainian forces continued all along the section of the front from Avdiivka to Marinka. The enemy assaults with the use of 82-mm mortars and IFV guns were also recorded in Krasnohorivka.

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Mariupol direction: The engagements were only recorded in Shyrokyne yesterday night. The illegal armed groups committed three mortar strikes on the Ukrainian forces' positions as well as several provocations with small arms. The fire was provided from the vicinity of this village not far from the coast of the Sea of Azov.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/p361053