For the last day in the area ATO injured two Ukrainian soldiers. Across Avdeevka shooting around the clock — Lysenko

In the past days in a zone of carrying out anti-Terrorist operation dead among the Ukrainian military no, two soldiers were injured.

About this today, on April 16, said the spokesman of the presidential Administration of Ukraine on ATO Andrei Lysenkoduring a press briefing at the Ukraine crisis media center.

«Over the past day as a result of active hostilities not a single Ukrainian soldier was killed, but two more got wounds», — Lysenko told.

He noted that this occurred as a result of attacks of the Ukrainian positions under the Plant.

At the same time, in the direction of Donetsk militants ‘ activity has halved compared to the previous day.

«At the Donetsk direction of enemy activity fell more than twice – 33 attacks compared to seventy-four the previous day. However, still the area of greatest activity of illegal armed groups remains Avdeevka. Heavy mortar shelling continued around the clock,» — said Lysenko.

According to him, also decreased enemy activity on the outskirts of Gorlovka. Even once the enemy has violated the regime of silence in zaytsevo, has been a flashpoint in recent weeks. However, the North-West of the occupied Horlivka, near the village of Lenin, the enemy IFV fired at our positions for half an hour.

Near the village of Verhnotoretske and Donetsk airport, the enemy conducted a series of provocations.

On the Mariupol direction the enemy has not ceased firing at Ukrainian positions near Krasnogorovka and Maryinka with mortars. The enemy again applied the 82-mm mortar villages near Taramchuk and birch Maryinsky area and released one Mina caliber 120 mm at positions near Starohnativka and in Shirokino. In General, the enemy violated the ceasefire regime for Mariupol direction 20 times.

At the Lugansk direction the enemy continued to shell Ukrainian positions near Stanytsia Luhanska. After lunch the enemy APCS attacked the ATO forces between CreditBank and Crimean. A number of enemy provocations with the use of small arms and grenade launchers was reported near Happiness, Crimean and the village of Popasna.

Recall that yesterday, during the work of the first Deputy head of the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE in Ukraine Alexander Hg in the Donetsk region, militants carried out another provocation.

Applying high calibre machineguns, grenade launchers and small arms near the Town, the enemy counted on the return fire. But it was not. Realizing that the provocation is doomed to failure, the bandits fired controlled territory, the press center.

As reported, during the day, April 14, in the zone of the antiterrorist operation in the East of Ukraine one Ukrainian soldier was killed, three were injured, the situation worsened. Ukrainian soldiers shot down near Dokuchayevsk BMP-1 enemy who was going to storm in the area Novotroitsk.

For the last day in the area ATO injured two Ukrainian soldiers. Across Avdeevka shooting around the clock — Lysenko 16.04.2016

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