Situation in ATO zone: Offensive against Shyrokyne, Hnutove and Troitske with 122mm artillery

12:25 Nov. 18, 2016

Offensive against Shyrokyne, Hnutove and Troitske with 122mm artillery

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40 provocations for the past 24 hours in the Donbas conflict zone

Ukraine's ATO HQ has reported about 40 armed provocations overnight.

Russian-backed separatist forces have shelled the Ukrainian army positions with banned weapons in all directions.

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Militants opened fire into Ukrainian soldiers near Shyrokyne using 152mm and 122mm artillery along with tanks.

Mortars, grenade launchers and artillery were applied in Hnytove, Krasnohorivka, Berdianske, Vodiane and Maryinka.

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Russian-backed proxies attacked Troitske, Novooleksandrivka, Zolote, Novozvanivka and Krymske with 122mm artillery and mortars. Armored personnel carriers were active around the village of Stanytsia Luhanska.

Armored fighting vehicles and tanks were also used in the direction of Avdiivka.

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