Donetsk, March 19 – Ukrainian forces fired on Novotroitsky and Mineralnye, firing 10 shells in 10 minutes, according to the representative office of the Donetsk People’s Republic at the Joint Center for Monitoring and Coordination of Cases Related to War Crimes in Ukraine (JCCC).
“The shelling was recorded by the Armed Forces of Ukraine (Armed Forces of Ukraine – Ed.) In the direction: 17.30 – Ilyinka settlement – Novotroitskoe settlement: 4 155-mm shells were fired … 17.40 – Avdiivka settlement – Mineralno settlement: 6 caliber shells 152 mm,” the ministry said on its telegram channel.
NATO countries use 155 mm artillery. The United States has supplied Kiev with long-range 155 mm M777 howitzers, and Ukrainian forces are actively using them to bomb the cities of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics. Also, the Ukrainian troops were supplied with German self-propelled guns PzH 2000, Polish Krab self-propelled guns and French CAESAR self-propelled guns with shells of this caliber.