Headquarters: separatists used artillery

Штаб: сепаратисты применили артиллерию

A day in the area ATO recorded six attacks

For the first time in the truce the positions of AFU were shelled with artillery.

Since the beginning of the day along the demarcation line of the parties on Donbass recorded 6 shelling of the fortifications of the Armed forces of Ukraine from the separatists. For the first time during the truce, fired from artillery. This reports the press center of staff ATO.

It is noted that in one case, the Ukrainian soldiers gave an adequate response.

“Russian occupation troops continue to violate the cease-fire for the duration of Christmas and new year holidays and shelled out Minsk agreements prohibited weapons to strengthen the Armed forces of Ukraine. Today for the first time during the truce, the invaders used guns”, – reported in the headquarters.

At the direction of Lugansk, according to the summary, under fire were the positions of ATO forces near Novoluganskogo, where, besides small arms, the militants fired 82-mm mortars.

On the sea of Azov almost an hour long bombardment from grenade launchers, 120 mm mortars and artillery systems of calibre of 122 mm in the fortifications of the ATO forces on the approaches to the Water. Here released more than two dozen ammunition.

In the same area, around Pavlopol, the separatists fired from heavy mortars.

“In other areas of our defense the aggressor has resorted to attacks on our positions from 120-mm mortars and grenade launchers near the mine Butovka, from small arms and 82 mm mortars – near the Heater. Also grenade launchers of various types and small arms, the enemy violated ceasefire near Verkhnetoretsky”, – noted in headquarters.

Earlier it was reported that during the day in the area ATO wounded two soldiers.

We will remind, on January, 11th in a zone of carrying out anti-terrorist operation the Ukrainian military was lost.