On the Mariupol direction fighters are shelling across the line of contact

The militants started the day today with a powerful attack on the Lugansk direction.

This was announced on Friday 6 January at the briefing the speaker of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on ATO Colonel Alexander Motuzyanyk.

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«The day began with a powerful attack from 152-mm guns. In 10 minutes, the militants fired 50 artillery projectiles on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Troitskoe. Also nearby are Novozvanovka fighters made 20 mortar rounds. The enemy continues the tactics of using heavy weapons, mostly in the night,» the speaker said.

On the Donetsk direction the militants 6 times violated the truce almost all cases – in areas Avdeevka and the village of the Luhansk. In both places the enemy was firing from mortars – General has released 49 min said Motuzyanyk.

According to him, in the direction of Mariupol shelling continued along the line of contact – from Krasnogorovka and Marinka in the North through Novotroitskoe, Pavlopol and Hnutove villages to Water and Shyrokyne on the coast of the Azov sea. Almost all provocations were accompanied by small arms fire, late in the night the enemy fired 5 mortar shells near Marinka.

Earlier it was reported that over the past day militants continued shelling Ukrainian positions on all fronts, they fired 32 times. One soldier was wounded.

We will remind, on December 24, 2016, occupiers disrupted the regular arrangement about the mode of silence in the Donbass.

Before this several days of fierce fighting on the arc Svetlodarsk. Also, on December 23, ATO forces entered Novoluganskoe and established a checkpoint.

Dec 28, ATO forces repelled the attack of militants near the Cool Beam.

On 30 December the Ukrainian military repelled two attacks under Popasnaya.

January 1, 2017, the first day of the new year, the militants are 38 times fired at positions of forces of anti-terrorist operation, from them 26 times – in the direction of Mariupol.

On the Mariupol direction fighters are shelling across the line of contact 06.01.2017

Январь 6th, 2017 by
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