Situation in the ATO zone: Avdiivka is a hotspot: Russian-backed separatist forces are totally ignoring the cease-fire
Crime17:01 Sep. 23, 2016

Russian-backed separatist forces are totally ignoring the cease-fire

Avdiivka became a hotspot again in the ATO zone

Militants used mortar fire over Avdiivka in Donbas, the city became a hot spot again in the ATO zone.

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For the past 24 hours, Ukraine's ATO HQ have recorded a significant rise in militant attacks. Russian proxies have fired upon Ukrainian positions more than 20 times.

The most intensive fire seen was from the Donetsk region, in and around the areas of Zaitseve and Avdiivka. In Luhansk region, Novozvanivka and Novooleksandrivka also became active areas.

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In these areas, enemy forces were mainly shelling from armoured personnel carriers with snipers aiming at Ukrainian soldiers.

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