Russian militants shelled ATO forces in Donbas

Since January, 21 Russian militants fired Ukrainian troops 16 times.

22 January 2016 10:15

Yesterday, the Russian militants fired Ukrainian troops in Donbas, reported the ATO press service on Facebook.

- In the ATO area the militants with the illegal armed groups continue violating the terms of the armistice and provoke Ukrainian soldiers at retaliation fire with most of the cases recorded outside the city of Donetsk. The enemy opened aimed fire on our positions outside the towns of Novoselovki and Novgorodskoe with small arms, automatic grenade launchers and BMP, according to a statement.

Russian militants also shelled the strong points of the Ukraine’s Armed Forces with heavy machine guns and small arms outside the villages of Troitskoe, Peski and Opytnoe. In addition, a sniper was operating not far from the town of Marinka.