Over the past day illegal armed groups have intensified across the front line. The enemy fired on Ukrainian positions 55 times. About it reports press-center of staff ATO.
At the Donetsk direction terrorists from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns fired at the ATO forces strengthen in Mayorsk, Novgorod, Luhansk, Avdiivka, Marinka, Sands, Experienced, and the mine Butovka. At Ukrainian positions near Kirovo and may day were applied mortars.
On the Mariupol direction the Ukrainian strongholds in the area of Lomakino Gotovogo and militants fired mortars caliber 82 mm and 120 mm, reported at the headquarters. The positions near Lomakino were also used by the anti-aircraft gun and anti-tank missile system. The strengthening of forces of anti-terrorist operation in Krasnogorovka the enemy fired mortars caliber 82-mm.
As reported at the headquarters earlier yesterday to the territory of the so-called «LNR» the curators arrived from the Russian Federation. Along with them came a group of officers of the General staff of the Russian Federation, to verify system operational and combat training of illegal armed formations. To demonstrate his own combat skills, Pro-Russian fighters fired at positions of the AFU in Trekhizbenke. The attack was carried out from the side of Krasniy Liman from AGS, heavy machine guns and 82 mm mortars.
Yesterday it was reported that on the Mariupol direction from the village of Kominternovo, which at the end of last year was captured by the Russian mercenaries, the militants were shelling from 122-mm MLRS «Grad» towards the settlement of sakhank.
The speaker of the presidential Administration of Ukraine on ATO Andrei Lysenko said that almost every day increases the number and intensity of attacks. Often the enemy uses heavy weapons. He also informed that at the Donetsk direction, insecurity remains across the front. The most difficult situation, according to him, persists in zaytsevo, where on Tuesday held a series of enemy attacks with the use 120-mm mortars. Another mortar attack took place near Mayorsk. In addition, according to Lysenko, the situation has escalated around the Donetsk airport.
The militants have intensified across the front line, are shelling from grenade launchers, ATGM and charger 04.02.2016