From the beginning of day 11 militants repeatedly opened fire on positions of fighters of VSU, – the press center of staff ATO

C начала дня боевики 11 раз открывали огонь по позициям бойцов ВСУ, – пресс-центр штаба АТО

Since the beginning of the day of April 20 11 militants repeatedly shelled the positions of Ukrainian military in the ATO zone. This was reported in the press center ATO in Facebook.

“In the East of Ukraine the situation is somewhat stabilized. The number of attacks of positions of forces of anti-terrorist operation on the day was 11 times”, – stated in the message.

In particular, the armed provocations of militants continued in Donetsk and Mariupol directions. To attacks our units near Shirokino, Avdiivka, Water and Birch, where the enemy used small arms, grenade launchers and machine guns.

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“Actively Kremlin mercenaries operated in the districts of Avdiivka and Marinka. Fire from heavy machine guns, automatic grenade launchers and small arms recorded in night and morning hours. In addition, in the area of Talakivka the enemy had fired on Ukrainian defenders with mortars caliber 82-mm,” – said the press center.

In turn, fighters of VSU answered several times the enemy small arms.

Recall, the OSCE representative Martin Sajdik said that in the Donbass dramatically increased the number of attacks – up to 4.7 thousand in a day.

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