September 3, 2014
The ATO headquarters inform about a significant increase of number of attacks at positions of Ukrainian armed forces
Near the settlement of Snizhne if Donetsk oblast the forces of anti-terrorist operation have destroyed more than 100 of Russian mercenaries. This is reported on Facebook page of the ATO headquarters.
‘After carrying out of fire strike at fighters in the area of Snizhne more that 100 of Russian mercenaries were destroyed’.
In addition they report that on the night of September 3 the number of shelling of positions of Ukrainian armed forces has increased.
There were more than 20 shellings. In particular ‘Smerch’ volley fire system was used 3 times [Smerch is a more powerful volley fire system in contrast to Grad, that is used constantly]. There also was shellig of positions of Ukrainian army with artillery and mortars. In addition there continue numerous shellings of Ukrainian armed forces with Grad systems from territory of Russian Federation.
The ATO headquarters reported that due to unconfirmed information during retreat from Luhansk airport Ukrainian armed forces destroyed 7 armoured personnel carriers, 2 tanks, mortar detachment and about 100 of separatists.