AFU units launch over 280 mortar-shells, projectiles on DPR territory in 24 hours

22.08.17 04:51
AFU units launch over 280 mortar-shells, projectiles on DPR territory in 24 hours

Ukrainian military launched 282 mortar-shells and projectiles on the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) over the past 24 hours, DPR Operational Command, Vice-Commander Eduard Basurin states. 

“In the Donetsk direction, the enemy applied artillery, tanks and mortars. 31 projectiles of 122mm caliber, 4 tank-shells, 133 mortar-shells of 120mm caliber and 52 mortar-shells of 82mm caliber were launched on the territories of nine localities and their nearby areas. In the Mariupol and Gorlovka directions, the enemy shelled six localities and their nearby areas with tanks and mortars of various calibers having launched 9 tank-shells, 53 mortar-shells of 120mm and 82mm caliber as well as grenade launchers and small arms,’ said the Vice-Commander. 

He added that there were no losses among the Republican servicemen as a result of the shelling on the part of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU). 

Earlier it was reported that the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) committed 46 ceasefire violations in the last 24 hours, shelling the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic. Twelve house-buildings were damaged or destroyed due to AFU shelling. 

DONi News Agency 


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