Russian militants use mortars near Shyrokyne, anti-aircraft guns in Luhansk sector

Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 26 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers started firing mortars on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Shyrokyne.

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During the day, they used mortars of different calibers, rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms in the towns of Krasnohorivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Talakivka and Shyrokyne.

”In the Luhansk sector, Russia`s hybrid military force fired 82mm mortars on the village of Novozvanivka, as well as grenade launchers on the villages of Krymske, Zhovte, Lopaskyne, Novo-Oleksandrivka and Stanytsia Luhanska. The enemy also fired anti-aircraft guns on Novo-Oleksandrivka,” the report says.

In the Donetsk sector, the militants fired mortars and rocket-propelled grenades on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka.

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