Day in the ATO: 36 attacks that killed two soldiers

Сутки в АТО: 36 обстрелов, погибли два бойца

Ukrainian military 28 times by fire from infantry weapons suppressed the activity of the enemy.

For the last day separatists 36 times opened fire on positions of forces ATO. On Tuesday, October 17, the press center of staff ATO on his page on the social network Facebook.

“In General, over the past day illegal armed groups 36 times violated the truce. In response, the ATO forces 28 times by fire from infantry weapons was rigidly repressed the activity of the enemy”, – stated in the message.

As noted, at the end of the last day in the area of ATO the situation continued to deteriorate. The enemy concentrated fire activity at the Donetsk direction.

So, in the evening, the separatists twice for several hours fired from grenade launchers and machine guns at our positions near the mine Butovka. Ukrainian soldiers responded harshly to the enemy. The result of this confrontation wounded soldier ATO. And about 18 hours, as a result of enemy fire in the area of the Heater, one is our protector died. Also on Monday, near MSU, stepped on an unknown explosive device and was fatally wounded one Ukrainian soldier.

In the seaside area of the Pro-Russian mercenaries three times from grenade launchers and machine guns and once from mortars caliber 82 millimeters hit on our strong points at the approaches to the Water. And about 18 hours – used 120-millimetre mortar near Pavlopol. During this attack injured another of our military. In addition, almost at midnight, the enemy from APCS fired at the Ukrainian positions in the area Novotroitskogo.

On Lugansk the direction the invaders used small arms on the outskirts of Novoaleksandrovka and Popasnaya. And anti-tank grenade launchers and machine guns near the village of Lugansk and Valuisky.

We will remind, according to the OSCE, since the beginning of the year in the Donbas were more than 300 thousand cases of violation of ceasefire regime.