The occupiers dramatically increased the use of heavy weapons — Motuzyanyk

A day in the hostilities in a zone of carrying out anti-terrorist operation one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and three were injured. The enemy has sharply increased the number of attacks and the power of heavy weapons.

On this day, January 15, announced the speaker of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on ATO Colonel Alexander Motuzyanyk during a press briefing at the Ukrainian crisis media center.

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«Over the past day in the fighting one Ukrainian soldier was killed and three were wounded», — he said, expressing condolences to the family of the soldier who died for Ukraine.

«The enemy used mortars and artillery on Bakhmutskaya route and in Novozvanivka. Our positions were issued more than 130 mines and shells. 3/4 of this deadly metal fell on the Crimean, and the attack was very powerful — it lasted only 30 minutes, so by the IAF fired at least 1 120 mm 1 mortar and 152-mm artillery battery», — he told about the situation in Lugansk direction.

According to Motozania, most of the attacks yesterday was, as before, in the Popasnyansky area. Also, the enemy violated the ceasefire in the Village of Lugansk and Lobacheva. In just the past day in Lugansk direction there were 12 enemy attacks, including half of the heavy weapons.

The representative of the MOU reported that on the Donetsk direction, as in past days, the fighting conducted on all fronts, with the exception of the Donetsk airport. In Zaitseve and the plant has been a series of lengthy firefights between the ATO forces and the enemy.

«On the arc Svetlodarsk (both at the front and near the rear), under Gorlovka, Avdeyevka and the surrounding area the enemy used heavy weapons. On the other borders part of the front Lugansk, Avdeevka also restless. In Zaliznya Tureckogo of the city Council, an enemy shell hit a residential area. In homes damaged Windows and electrical outlets. In just the past day in Donetsk direction occurred 18 enemy attacks, including a third of the heavy weapons», — he said.

Matusevich stated that on the Mariupol direction quiet places on the front there – the militants violated the silence regime both day and night.

«Night in Marinka and nearby S. Glorious were several powerful mortar attacks by armed opposition groups. However, as before, the main fighting being part of the front Pavlopol, Shirokino. In just the past day in Mariupol direction was 30 enemy attacks, in particular 1/6 of the heavy weapons,» — said the representative of the MOU on ATO.

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.

For the past day the troops of the occupier in the Donbas over the past day produced about 60 attacks Ukrainian troops. One soldier was killed and three wounded.

Yesterday it was reported that the gunmen continued firing in all directions, one Ukrainian soldier was killed and two were injured.

The occupiers dramatically increased the use of heavy weapons — Motuzyanyk 15.01.2017

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