: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Mariupol sector remains epicenter of Russian attacks in Donbas


Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 37 times in the past 24 hours, most of the attacks focused on the Mariupol sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Mariupol sector, the enemy used 152mm artillery systems to shell the town of Maryinka, while 120mm and 82mm mortars were used to attack the town of Krasnohorivka and the village of Shyrokyne. In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers also fired mortars of various calibers, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms on the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Talakivka, Slavne, Shyrokyne, Vodiane, Lebedynske, and Pavlopil. Additionally, an enemy sniper was active near Pavlopil and Maryinka

In the Donetsk sector, the militants also used banned mortars, grenade launchers of different systems and heavy machine guns, repeatedly firing on the town of Avdiyivka and the village of Luhanske.

Russia`s military force became active in the Luhansk sector at dusk. They opened fire from mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Novozvanivka, Novo-Oleksandrivka, and Katerynivka.

In the Donetsk sector, the occupiers fired mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka and the village of Luhanske. They also opened fire from banned 122mm artillery systems to shell the village of Novobakhmutivka.

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