Military APU
The press center of staff ATO

The situation in the zone of the antiterrorist operation remains tense. In the course of the day, 17 June, militants opened fire 22 times, 9 of them from artillery. This reports the press center of staff ATO in Facebook.

On the seaside direction, the enemy using 120-mm mortars, fired on Ukrainian positions near Hranitne and Chermalyk. In addition, in the area of Pavlopol, Nice and Hnutove fighters carried out attacks on the strongholds of AFU rocket-propelled grenades of various modifications and small arms.

On Donetsk the direction fixed the most egregious violations of the ceasefire by militants. Thus, of the 152-mm artillery systems of the enemy troops opened fire on the defense fortifications of the Ukrainian soldiers in the area of Avdeevka. Of the same weapons the occupants fired at a nearby settlement Kalinovo.

In addition, the enemy made on the defenders of the Town more than 20 shots from a tank . Somewhat later the enemy from heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades fired at the ATO forces positions in Verkhnetoretsky. Near zaytsevo fighters beat from APCS. And the Heater invaders used an anti-tank missile and small arms of various calibers.

On Lugansk the direction the shelling was carried out from infantry weapons near the village of Lugansk, Novoaleksandrovka and Katerinovka. Have intensified the enemy in this area for the second half of the day. In particular, the Ukrainian positions near krymske and Katerinovka repeatedly came under enemy fire from 120-mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

As a result of enemy shelling, three Ukrainian servicemen were injured.

News on topic: Map ATO as at 17 June

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