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​ATO troops see 63 attacks last day

The militants fired banned 122mm artillery.

​ATO troops see 63 attacks last day
Photo: Photo: Max Levin

In the past 24 hours, Russia-backed separatist forces in Donbas 63 times attacked the Ukrainian army positions, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation said.

Three attacks were recorded in the Donetsk sector. The militants fired banned 122mm artillery on the Ukrainian positions in the villages of Zaitseve and Dacha, as well as 120mm mortars on the villages of Nevelske, Opytne, Pisky, and Pivnichne (Kirove).

The enemy fired grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns on Avdiyivka.

In the Mariupol sector, the militants troops opened fire from 120mm mortars, rocket-propelled grenades, and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian soldiers in the villages of Shyrokyne and Talakivka.

The occupiers fired banned 120mm mortars on the town of Krasnohorivka as well as an antitank missile system in the village of Hranitne and 82mm mortars near the village of Hnutove.

In Luhansk region, the enemy opened random fire twice near the village of Novozvanivka.