: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Gunmen shell Ukrainian positions 63 times in past 24 hours


Russian-backed militants continue to violate the ceasefire regime by firing at the positions of Ukrainian military. Terrorists have carried out 63 attacks over the past 24 hours, including 22 since 18.00 on Sunday, the press center for the anti-terrorist operation has reported on Facebook.
“Near Donetsk, terrorists fired with mortars at the meteorological tower of the Donetsk airport and Avdiyivka. Also, militants shelled Tonenke, Pisky and Opytne with mortars, artillery and Grad multiple rocket launchers, and antitank guided missiles were launched against Hranitne,” reads the report.
“In other areas illegal armed groups fired with mortars at the settlements of Vuhlehirsk, Leninske and Hnutove, with artillery systems at the outskirts of Nikishyne, and with Grads at the settlements of Odradivka and Hnutove,” the anti-terrorist operation headquarters said.
According to the press center, the Donetsk airport and settlements around it remain the tensest zone. Last night the military protecting the new airport’s terminal were engaged in a battle with terrorists.
“Our military confidently control the situation and, if necessary, launch strikes in response, suppressing the most active firing points of terrorists. The enemy sustains losses,” the press center added.
The headquarters also reported that not a single shot had been fired in the anti-terrorist operation zone in Donbas since 01.00 until the morning.

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