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Ukrainian Army continued to withdraw artillery from the contact line in Lugansk Region

From 7 am of October 10 till 7 am of October 11 2015 there was no single fact of cease-fire violation registered in Lugansk Region. Yesterday Ukrainian Army continued to withdraw 85 mm anti-tank cannons D-48 from the contact line. Special monitoring mission of OSCE observed the withdrawal process. There were also representatives of media there. ATO forces follow Minsk Agreements completely and are open for SMM of OSCE.

Ukrainian Army withdraws 85 mm anti-tank artillery from the contact line

Ukrainian Army withdraws 85 mm anti-tank artillery from the contact line

Ukrainian Army withdraws 85 mm anti-tank artillery from the contact line

Ukrainian Army withdraws 85 mm anti-tank artillery from the contact line

OSCE controls withdrawal of Ukrainian Army artillery from the contact line

OSCE controls withdrawal of Ukrainian Army artillery from the contact line

Reported by Ruslan Tkachuk, ATO adviser in Lugansk Region at http://ato.lisichansk.in.ua

The highest number of attacks reported by ATO Press Center. 175 times terrorists shelled Ukrainian positions.

ATO Press Center reports that in the last 24 hours from August 14 till the morning of August 15 there was the highest number of attacks on Ukrainian Army positions ever registered in the last few months. It total terrorists of so-called Donetsk People’s Republic and Lugansk People’s Republic violated Minsk cease-fire agreements 175 times. They used artillery 25 times, mortars – 64 times, MRLS BM-21 “Grad” – 19 times, 93 times terrorists used firearms and grenade launchers.

Attacks on Ukrainian Army positions in the last 24 hours.

Attacks on Ukrainian Army positions in the last 24 hours.

Starting from 6 pm till midnight Russian-terrorist forces concentrated their activity near Donetsk. Ukrainian Army positions in Krasnohorivka were attacked 5 times by 120 mm mortars. At about 9 pm Avdiivka and at about 10 pm Novoselivka, Novomykhailivka, Novobakhmutovka and Vodyane were attacked by enemy artillery of 152 mm caliber.

From 9:50 pm pro-Russian terrorists broke cease-fire agreements and shelled Novoveselske, Pisky and Vodyane using MRLS BM-21 “Grad” from their positions at Abakumova coal mine.

From 10 pm till 10:25 pm Ukrainian positions at Pervomaiske village were shelled by enemy artillery of 152 mm caliber and by MRLS BM-21 “Grad”.

Talakivka village located near Mariupol was shelled by 120 mm mortars one time and MRLS BM-21 “Grad” twice.

In Artyomovsk direction from 6 pm enemy artillery was shelling positions of ATO forces in Dzerzhinsk, Leninske, Sanzharivka. At about 8:30 pm terrorists attacked Zaytseve village using tanks and 120 mm mortars.

At 10:25 and at 11:45 terrorist were shelling residential areas of Avdiivka and Pavlopil deliberately destroying cities infrastructure using MRLS BM-21 “Grad”.

After midnight on August 15 terrorists continued shelling Ukrainian Army positions mostly near Donetsk and at 3:16 am ATO forces in Pervomaiske were shelled by MRLS BM-21 “Grad”

Reported by ATO Press Center at www.facebook.com/ato.news