Ukrainian army reports 70 attacks on its positions in Donbas
Militants have conducted 70 attacks on Ukrainian army positions by use of various types of weapons over the past day, the anti-terrorist operation press center wrote on Facebook on Friday morning.
According to the staff, the truce was breached near Avdiyivka, Luhanske, Pisky, Opytne, Nevelske, Verkhnotoretske, Artemivsk, Kamyanka, Svitlodarsk and Bohuslavske in Donetsk sector. Militants were using 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, machineguns and small arms.
In addition to the use of banned mortars in the Pavlopil area, howitzers were firing on Novotroitske in the Mariupol area, the staff said.
Various types of grenade launchers were used near Triokhizbenka in Luhansk region, and small arms were fired in Stanytsia Luhanska.
In the aforesaid period, the Ukrainian army opened fire 19 times, exclusively by use of small-caliber weapons, the report said.