The situation in the ATO: the hottest point in the Donbas and loss of APU per night




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Three Ukrainian military wounded in ATO area overnight.

Three Ukrainian servicemen were injured in the zone of the antiterrorist operation in the East of the country over the past day, said the speaker of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on ATO Col.

“Over the past day in the fighting no one Ukrainian soldier was killed and three were injured, this happened in the area of the settlement Popasnaya”, – he said at a briefing on Friday in Kiev.

According to the Department of communication of the police of the Luhansk region, the militants were beaten 21 times in the surrounding settlements of the Popasnyansky area. As a result of shelling injured soldiers from the National guard of Ukraine and Armed forces of Ukraine (only three people). The wounded were taken to hospital with gunshot and shrapnel wounds.

A. Motuzyanik informed that at the Lugansk direction the epicenter of the fighting was Novozvanivka . Per day there the enemy had 16 attacks of positions of forces ATO. Thus before dark, the militants mainly used small arms. And since the sun traditionally moved to Minsk agreements prohibited weapons – mortars and artillery of 152 mm calibre, which fired 15 shells. It was restless on the arc Svetlodarsk and in the Trinity. The intensity of enemy attacks on these lines was much less, however, the enemy used mortars day and night. In just the past day in this area occurred on 26 of enemy attacks, more than a third of which have heavy weapons.

In the direction of Donetsk remains difficult situation in the area of Avdeyevka industrial area. The militants actively used machine guns, grenade launchers and fired over 70 mortar shells. Also in the neighboring industrial zone of Kamenka and the position of “mine Putilov” was a number of enemy attacks, including mortar. In addition, the enemy used mortars in the area of zaytsevo. In just the past day in Donetsk direction the enemy took place on 16 attacks, most of them use mortars.

On the Mariupol direction in the area of Marinka – Krasnogorovka was much calmer than a day earlier. Not recorded a single case of use by the enemy of Minsk agreements prohibited weapons.

“A similar reduction in the intensity of fighting was observed in the front section of Pavlopol, Shirokino, where most of the shelling was with the use of small arms and indirect fire. Militants used mortars rather to provoke our defenders. As a consequence, no single shell fell into our positions,” – said Alexander Motuzyanik.

In just the past day on the Mariupol direction the enemy fired at ATO forces 36 times.

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