Russian occupation troops in the Donbass region using heavy artillery, prohibited by the accords. In just days the opponent 85 times opened fire on positions of forces ATO: 38 times on Donetsk the direction, 22 in Mariupol and 25 in Lugansk. This reports the press center of the ATO.
At Donetsk direction the militants before dawn and opened fire from heavy artillery caliber of 122 mm in Trinity and Luhansk. Across the boundary line in this sector (Nevelsk – Avdiivka industrial area – svetlodarsk arc), the enemy fired from a 120 – and 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, machine guns and large caliber firearms.
Avdiivka enemy was shooting from tanks, and in Lugansk used infantry fighting vehicles. Closer to midnight invaders has released about 60 artillery shells of calibre of 152 mm at the Semigor.
On the Mariupol direction , the occupants were released from self-propelled guns, over 100 rounds of 122mm at Shirokino. The positions of the ATO forces in Novohryhorivka, Shirokino and Starohnativka underwent attacks from mortars of caliber of 120 mm.
By Marinka and Krasnogorovka militants used caliber 82 mm, on Water, Shirokino and Pavlopol militants fired rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns. Near Marinka invaders used armored personnel carriers.
Enemy snipers intensified by Marinka and Novotroitsk.
On the Lugansk direction the enemy heavy artillery of calibre of 152 mm shot positions in kalynove-Popasnaya, Novozvanivka, the Groove and Novotoshkivske. During the shelling of the Crimean occupants used the 122 mm caliber.
On the Crimean, Popasnaya Luhansk and villages were mortar, grenade and machine-gun fire, in Novooleksandrivka and Gold fixed fire from grenade launchers and machine guns of large caliber. Near the Crimean occupiers have also used tanks, and in the Village Lugansk – infantry fighting vehicle. In the area of Novoaleksandrovka showed himself to a sniper.
During the day on August 24 fighters 43 times fired at positions of forces of anti-terrorist operation.