General Staff of anti-terrorist operation reports about tense situation in Donetsk oblast in Eastern Ukraine on the night of April 13. Fighters conducted the most active shelling in this area. They used mortars, tanks, anti-aircraft systems, automatic grenade launchers and small arms.
Yesterday on April 13, from 06.00 pm to midnight Russian-terrorist troops of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics violated ceasefire and conducted provocative shelling of positions of Ukrainian troops.
Russia-backed forces violated ceasefire regime 26 times. Mostly they used mortars, 120mm caliber mortars were used 8 times.
ATO press center underlines that situation in Donetsk oblast was the tensest. Russian-terrorist fighters conducted active shelling using mortars, tanks, anti-aircraft systems, automatic grenade launchers and small arms.
Area of Mariupol on the Coast of Azov Sea was not shelled on Monday night.
In Luhansk oblast several cases of shelling were registered. The enemy used 120 mm caliber mortar once.
In addition the press center informs about active aerial reconnaissance. In Luhansk oblast and near Mariupol 8 flights of drones were registered. One of devices was shot down by air defense of Ukrainian Armed Forces.