For the last day in the ATO area nine soldiers got injured.
The hybrid fighters of the Russian army in the Donbass, Wednesday, 3 may, reduced the intensity of the shelling on Donetsk the direction. In just the past day by fighting any Ukrainian serviceman wasn’t lost, however, nine soldiers were injured and injury, announced today at the traditional daily briefing, the speaker of the defense Ministry ATO Col.
According to him, most of the attacks over the past day was recorded in Mariupol (seaside) direction 24, a third of them heavy weapons. Ukrainian positions were fired about 45 min and more than 20 shells, said Matusevich. The main fighting on this direction is under way East of Mariupol, part of the front Pavlopol, Shirokino. In the Water after 20:00 for half an hour the terrorists fired at positions of the AFU artillery, firing more than 30 rounds.
In addition, in Shirokino bands made two shots from portable rocket launchers Grad-P (Partisan). Enemy snipers fired on the military in the area of Novomikhailovka and Novotroitsk.
On Lugansk the direction the epicenter of the fighting was Popasna and Crimea. The last occupants fired at the ATO forces with mortars, firing on the Ukrainian positions more than 30 min. In the Popasnyansky region of the main hot spots were novooleksandrivka and Trinity, where the Russian-terrorist forces used the weapons of armored vehicles, grenade launchers and mortars. According to the speaker of the defense Ministry, only 3 may in the Luhansk region the militants have carried out 15 attacks, including seven mortar.
As for the Donetsk direction, the intensity of ceasefire violations by illegal armed groups yesterday was less than a day earlier – on 13 attacks, among which 10 of the heavy weapons. In particular, Motuzyanik said about the ongoing standoff at Avdeevka. “In these lines, the most active enemy was after lunch when, after sporadic use of mortars fired from a tank with a South-westerly direction, and after sunset, when we again began to fire on our strong points from mortars”, – he said.
In the evening, in the district of Donetsk airport and opened fire with snipers militants. Also bands used armored vehicles, grenade launchers and the mortars.
The defense Ministry also said that the total loss of APU may 1, 2017 are three dead and four wounded, three soldiers were killed and three wounded in shelling in Luhansk in Donetsk region.
“After 17:00, a group of Ukrainian military came under heavy fire in Lugansk, with the result that among the Ukrainian fighters were wounded. During the evacuation of the wounded three Ukrainian soldiers died heroically. One of them blew himself up with a grenade so as not to be captured,” – said Motuzyanik, adding that efforts are being made to return the bodies of the victims.
© 2017, paradox. All rights reserved.