For the past day in the area of counter-terrorism operations by the Russian occupation forces recorded 37 attacks on positions of the APU, the militants opened fire from the forbidden sirocina artillery and mortars of various calibers in all directions. This morning, November 16, in Facebook press center of staff ATO.
Most of the attacks occurred on the Mariupol direction. Under enemy artillery fire fell Shirokino, where the positions of the ATO forces, the enemy fired more than 30 rounds of 122 mm shells.
With mortars of various calibers, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms of the Russian occupation troops fired at Talakovka, Nice, Shirokino, Water, Krasnogorovka, Lebedinskoye, Palopoli. Fire on the AFU positions in the area of Pavlopol was led by a sniper.
In Donetsk direction the enemy also used the Minsk agreements prohibited mortars, repeatedly shelling Luhansk and Avdeevka. Here militants fired rocket-propelled grenades of various systems and heavy machine guns.
In the evening the enemy activated at Lugansk direction. Under the shelling of mortars, rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns hit the positions of AFU in the area of Novozvanovka, Novoaleksandrovka and Katerinovka.
We will remind, on 21 September in Minsk signed a framework decision of the Trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Donbas on the breeding effort and money on the demarcation line. The document was provided by the breeding effort and money in Gold, Petrovsky and the Village Lugansk.
1 Oct breeding forces was held in Golden, October 7, the withdrawal took place in the Petrovsky and 9 October was held in the Village of Lugansk.
However, on 9 October, the Chairman of the Luhansk regional state administration Yuriy Garbuz said he planned on 9 October, the withdrawal of units of Armed forces of Ukraine in the Village of Lugansk will not take place.
At the headquarters of ATO stated that the leadership of the militants «DNR/LNR» is not willing to implement the framework decision of the Trilateral contact group for breeding forces in the Village of Lugansk in the near future.
November 3, the OSCE mission reported that the situation in the East of Ukraine has deteriorated significantly, and the number of attacks increased 40%.
In the area of ATO — 37 attacks. Under artillery fire hit Shirokino 16.11.2016