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Fighters shell Ukrainian military with rocket artillery

January 8, 2015

Near Donetsk terrorists shelled Ukrainian forces with rocket artillery

Fighters shell Ukrainian military with rocket artillery

Coordinator of ‘Information Resistance’ group Dmytro Tymchuk informed about this on his Facebook.

In the area from town of Maryinka to Yasynuvata at least to artillery groups of Russian-terrorist troops provide fire support for acting armed formations.

Tymchuk enumerated the weapons of the fighters: 6 fire batteries including cannon artillery, multiple rocket launcher systems and anti-tank grenades. Due to specific tasks, periodically the given artillery groups are strengthened with forces and means (mostly mortars and MRLS) from military units concentrated southeast of Donetsk.

Meanwhile, activity of at least 3 maneuverable groups of fighters was registered in western and north-western districts of Donetsk city. These locations are djacent to forward positions of Ukrainian forces.

‘The groups dispose of armored military equipment including tanks, also anti-aircraft guns and mortars on vehicles. The given maneuverable groups periodically deliver fire attacks at positions of Ukrainian troops and then change their positions.

According to the data from ‘Information Resistance’ group, sub-units of fighters forces carry our shelling in the area of Debaltsevo bridgehead using howitzers and multiple rocket launcher systems ‘Grad’.

Source: unian.ua, coordinator of ‘Information Resistance’ group Dmytro [Dmitriy] Tymchuk, map – National Security and Defense Council


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