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Situation Update, east of Ukraine as of morning, March 16, 2017
16.03.2017 | 10:22
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE OF UKRAINE

According to the press centre of the ‘anti-terror’ operation (ATO) HQ, the enemy has violated the ceasefire for 91 times over the past 24 hours. Four Ukrainian soldiers were wounded. The situation is still tense but under control of the armed forces of Ukraine.

Russian terrorists keep on shelling Avdiivka using different weapons, including heavy mortars and tanks. Militants used 120 mm mortars near Kamianka and Troitske, grenade launchers, BMP, and mortars against Luhanske and Zaitseve, 82 mm mortars against Maiorsk, BMP against Pisky, grenade launchers and small arms against Novhorodske and Opytne, 152 mm artillery near Kleschivka.

Russian occupants shelled ATO positions near Shyrokyne and Vodyane with machineguns, BMP and antiaircraft mount, Pavlopil with 120 mm mortars and 122 mm artillery, Hnutove and Taramchuk with machinegun and anti-tank grenade launchers, Novohryhorivka with BMP, Marinka with heavy machinegun, Krasnohorivka with 82 mm mortars and grenade launchers.

The enemy fired grenade launchers and 82 mm and 120 mm mortars on Novooleksandrivka and Krymske, 82 mm mortars on Orikhove, automatic grenade launchers on Lobachove, small arms on Valuiske, Novooleksandrivka and Novozvanivka with 122 mm artillery.

 

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