ATO News: Situation Update, east of Ukraine as of morning, July 19, 2017

2017-07-19 06:06:00 | ID: 32173

Wednesday, July 19. DONBAS – According to the press centre of the ‘anti-terror’ operation (ATO) HQ, the enemy has violated the ceasefire for 23 times over the past 24 hours. The enemy used 120 and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machineguns, and small arms against the Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka, tanks near Krasnohorivka. Militants shelled residential quarters of Avdiivka with 82 mm mortars wounding two civilians. Occupants fired mortars and grenade launchers on the ATO positions near Zaitseve and Nevelske, small arms on Donets and Stanytsia Luhanska. Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed, four soldiers were wounded. Militants still demonstrate their unwilling to deescalate the conflict resulting in casualties among the Ukrainian military and Donbas civilians.