Ukrainian army reports 25 strikes by militants in Donbas in past 24 hours
Militants in Donbas have shelled Ukrainian military positions 25 times in the past 24 hours, the press center of the Ukrainian army's headquarters said on its Facebook account on Friday morning.
Fourteen shelling instances were recorded near the city of Mariupol, where militants fired machineguns, grenade launchers and small arms near Talakivka, Maryinka and Bohdanivka, and 120mm mortars and 122mm cannon artillery were used against positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Shyrokyne and Vodiane, the press center said.
Militants shelled Ukrainian army positions in Luhansk region ten times. The Ukrainian military also recorded armed provocations near Novooleksandrivka and Stanytsia Luhanska, where small arms and grenade launchers were used and snipers operated. Ukrainian positions in Novozvanivka came under 152mm cannon artillery fire.
One strike was recorded in Donetsk region, where militants used machineguns, grenade launchers and small arms, as well as 82mm and 120mm mortars in Avdiyivka.