On August 27 situation in conflict zone in eastern Ukraine kept escalating.
Unian reports this with reference to press service of anti-terrorist operation.
The most difficult situation was in sector ‘M’ near Mariupol, fighters also kept shelling in Donetsk and Luhansk sectors (more info about locations of shelling is available on the map above).
In total, on August 27, Russia backed fighters violated ceasefire regime 109 times. They used artillery 15 times, including heavy weapons of 122 mm caliber. Mortars were used 34 times, including heavy mortars of 120 mm caliber banned by Minsk agreements.
Multiple rocket launcher system ‘Grad’ was used one time, fighters also fired with 82 mm caliber mortars and small arms.
Ukrainian Armed Forces responded to the shelling of terrorists which resulted in destruction of ammunition depot.
Unian reports this with reference to press officer of ‘M’ sector Yaroslav Chepurny.
On the night from August 26 to 27 enemy’s shelling killed 6 Ukrainian servicemen, 2 got wounded.
According to reconnaissance data, Ukrainian response firing blew up ammunition depot (about 80 tons) and destroyed 51 armored fighting vehicles.
51 wounded terrorists were delivered to hospital in occupied Novoazovsk, 8 of them were in critical state. The data about number of killed is not available because their bodies were immediately sent to Russia.