13.09.16 09:46

Enemy opened fire upon Ukrainian positions 35 times yesterday, used 122, 82 mm artillery and armored vehicles, - Staff

Russian occupation troops conducted fire upon Ukrainian defenders' positions 35 times over the past 24-hour period.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) center in its report as of 6 a.m. Sept. 13, posted on Facebook.

According to the Staff, nine violations of the cease-fire were recorded at Mariupol direction.

"The enemy conducted armed provocations near Chermalyk, where it shelled Ukrainian strong holds with Minsk-banned 122 mm artillery. Defenders of Shyrokyne and Krasnohorivka were fired at with 82 mm mortars. Hranitne, Marinka, Starohnativka, and Shyrokyne were sprayed from grenade launchers, machine guns, and small arms," the message reads.

It is also reported that 10 cases of cease-fire violations were recorded at Luhansk direction.

"The occupants conducted fire from an IFV upon Novozvanivka, used grenade launchers, machine guns, and small arms against Popasna, Novooleksandrivka, and Nyzhniotelpe. In addition, positions of one of the Ukrainian Armed Forces' units were attacked by an enemy sabotage and reconnaissance group at 4 p.m. yesterday. The defenders of Ukraine opened fire.

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"At Donetsk direction, 16 cases of cease-fire violation have been recorded. Provocation fire was conducted by the enemy upon positions of Ukrainian defenders in Avdiivka, Luhanske, Zaitseve, Verkhniotoretske, and Novhorodske; the occupants employed 120 and 82 mm mortars near Avdiivka," the report reads.

The Staff also noted that units conducting tasks in the ATO area continue their scheduled military training.

Earlier, pro-Russian militants conducted 37 cases of fire upon Ukrainian Army positions on Sept. 11.
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