Firing contacts occurred along the demarcation line.
For the past day, March 23, units of the separatists 94 times opened fire on Ukrainian positions. Three soldiers were injured, the press center of staff ATO.
“The situation in the area ATO complicated… violation of existing agreements, the Russian occupation troops fired at the Ukrainian defenders of weapons caliber greater than 100 mm. the Firing was done along the line of differentiation”, – stated in the message.
So, in Donetsk direction during the day, more fire strikes the enemy attacked the positions under Avdiyivka and mine Butovka, firing their heavy machine guns, grenade launchers of various systems, mortars of caliber of 82 mm and 120 mm. With cannon artillery caliber of 122 mm enemy was shooting at the defenders of zaitsevo.
On the Mariupol direction the epicenter of the fire of confrontations continues to be Shirokino. The positions of the Marines, the enemy fired from grenade launchers, anti-aircraft guns, mortars of caliber of 120 mm, tanks, MLRS Grad-P.
Defenders of Marinka fired from tanks, mortars 120-mm and 82-mm. Near Krasnogorovka fixed mortars 120-mm caliber artillery systems of 122 mm, and in the areas of settlements Water and Novotroitsk were being fired from heavy machine guns and grenade launchers.
On Lugansk the direction from mortars of a caliber of 120 mm and heavy machine guns were fired at Ukrainian positions in Novozvanivka, and rocket-propelled grenades of various systems and machine – gun positions near the Crimean, Popasnaya and Novotoshkovki.
“To reduce the firing activity of the enemy Ukrainian soldiers repeatedly opened fire”, – noted in headquarters.
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