The situation in the ATO area worsened after militants opened fire 69 times per day on all tracks

The situation in the zone ATO has deteriorated – at night fighters fired at the Ukrainian positions, including, and from weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements.

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Rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms terrorists fired Ukrainian strongholds in the Sands, Experienced, Krasnogorovka and Maryinka.

On Svetlodarskoye arc on forces ATO, which hold positions near the Trinity and zaytsevo, the militants were firing from heavy machine guns, near Mayorsk — propelled grenade.

«In Mariupol direction militants from mortars, anti-tank missile system fired at our strong point near Talakovka, and in the district of Starohnativka the enemy used 120mm mortar», — informs the headquarters of the ATO.

On Lugansk the direction fighters from automatic grenade launcher opened fire in the Golden.

During the last day recorded 69 cases of violation of the regime «silence» militants.

Earlier it was reported that the main fighting unfolded in the direction of Donetsk – where gunmen committed a series of armed provocations on the stretch from Town to the Sand. In addition, intelligence indicated that in the area of Thorez began teaching tank and mechanized infantry units of the 1st army corps of the Russian occupation troops.

The Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak said that terrorist groups in the Donbas want to capture more territory, but Ukraine is ready to fight back. «If they violate the Minsk agreement and will behave aggressively go on the offensive, then we have something to say to them,» he said.

We will remind, on January 13, participants of the Trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Donbas agreed on the announcement of regime of silence, which was entered immediately. Before that, in Minsk, on 22 December 2015 (the same day, when the militants entered the village of Kominternovo, located in the «grey zone» near Mariupol), an agreement was reached on a ceasefire on the night of December 23. However, 11 hours after reaching such agreement, the militants have used against the forces of ATO «Grad».

The situation in the ATO area worsened after militants opened fire 69 times per day on all tracks 22.01.2016

Январь 22nd, 2016 by
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