: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas in all sectors in the past 24 hours, used portable rocket launcher Grad-P


Russian militants used portable rocket launcher Grad-P (“Partisan”) 3 times when firing on Ukrainian positions in Krasnogorivka. The Russian militants were using machine guns, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) and snipers. Ukrainian troops incur no lethal casualties, 3 troops wounded, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Mariupol sector, the Russian militants used banned 122mm artillery systems, and 120mm and 82mm mortars to attack the towns of Krasnohorivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Zhovte, Berezove, Vodiane, and Shyrokyne. The Russian militants attacked Krasnohorivka, using Grad multiple rocket missile systems Grad-P (“Partisan”). Russian militants fired from artillery and mortars in Gnutovo and from mortars in Vodyane. They also fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on Maryinka, and the villages of Pavlopil, Hnutove, Vodiane, Shyrokyne, and Novotroyitske. Snipers were active in Novotroyitske and Maryinka. Additionally, Shyrokyne was attacked by infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs). In total, Russian militants violated the ceasefire 27 times in the Mariupol sector, 7 of them involved the use of heavy weapons

In the Luhansk sector, the Russian militants used 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell the villages of Troyitske and Novozvanivka, while rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms were fired on the villages of Orikhove, Zhovte, and Novozvanivka. During 3 hours they launched more than 50 mortar mines. Russian militants violated the ceasefire 14 times in the Luhansk sector, 2 ceasefire violations involved the use of heavy weapons.

In the Donetsk sector, the militants opened fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars on the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Zaitseve and Troyitske. Further, Avdiyivka, and the villages of Luhanske and Zaitseve came under fire from grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. Russian militants violated the ceasefire 2 times on the Svitlodarsk bulge, during the last one they launched 5 mortar mines. Russian militants violated the ceasefire 7 times in the Donetsk sector.


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