DONETSK (QHA) -
Over the past day the occupants 42 times shelled the Ukrainian troops using large-caliber mortars and heavy artillery.
 
According to the ATO headquarters, 27 cases of ceasefire violation by the occupiers occurred in Mariupol direction.
 
“The enemy continues to use heavy weapons. In particular, the militants used 122 mm caliber artillery against the ATO forces in areas of Lebedinsky, Vodyanoe, Shirokino and Pavlopolye. The enemy shelling in Vodyanoe was intensified by the artillery of 152 mm caliber, and with the mortars of 120 calibers in other areas. In Krasnogorovka and Marinka, the  Ukrainian troops were shelled  from weapons tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and mortars,” reads the statement.
 
12 acts of militants’ provocation against the ATO forces were recorded at the direction of Luhansk. In particular, near Novozvanovka the militants used 152-caliber artillery,machine guns and grenade launchers of various systems were fired in Novoaleksandrovka, and small arms in Stanitsa Luhanska.
 
The militants carried out 3 shellings of Ukrainian positions in Donetsk direction. In Zaytsevo occupation troops used mortars against the ATO forces of 120 mm and 82 mm caliber, grenade launchers and small arms. Provocations with small arms and rocket-propelled grenades occurred in areas Avdeevka and Novgorodskoe as well.
 
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