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Donbas: 56 strikes in the past 24 hours
56 rebel attacks on positions of ATO forces using different types of weapons were recorded in the past 24 hours, the ATO press centre reported on the morning of November 24.
In particular, artillery and mortars were engaged in 40 strikes on positions of our troops, small weapons - in 5 attacks, tanks - in one armed clash and rebel volley fire systems - in 9 offensives.
City Council webpage: 12 people wounded over the weekend in Donetsk
12 people were injured over the weekend in Donetsk as a result of shelling, the official site of the Donetsk City Hall reports.
It underlines that the situation in Donetsk was very strained on the night of November 24. Strong blasts could be heard all night in Kuibyshev and Kiev districts. Residential houses #62, 64, 149 in the Velykonovosilkivska Str. were hit and damaged by shells. Additionally, numerous cases of damaged gas pipelines as a result of shelling were registered late on November 23. All other city life support services are operating well.
Tymchuk: Insurgents and RF military become more active, and try to "oust" ATO forces
The activity of Russian and terrorist troops near the Debaltseve base has increased, Dmytro Tymchuk from the Information Resistance Group reports.
A new armed gang spotted near the town of Vuglegirsk earlier, according to IR, conducts only massive artillery strikes targeting Ukrainian troops from long distances.
According to the IR, the enemy has increased pressure on Ukrainian troops in the area between the settlements of Schastya and Stanyza Luganska trying to prevent Ukrainian army movements near a river crossing over the Siverskiy Donets and at the same time to mas their troops in this area."
"Russian and terrorist gunmen actively use artillery, including reactive artillery, heavy weapons, and occasionally armoured vehicles", Tymchuk reports.
"The enemy wants to oust Ukrainian troops from the most advantageous positions by keeping them under constant fire," he said.
National Security Council: 3 killed and 24 wounded in Donbas in the last 24 hours
3 servicemen were killed, and 24 others wounded in the past 24 hours in the ATO area, a spokesman for Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council, Andriy Lysenko, reported at a briefing on Monday.
There was a massive shell strike on ATO forces stationed in Stanyza Luganska. Also, rebels carried out a number of artillery and mortar strikes on the town of Schastya and the village of Makarove, Lugansk region, yesterday, Lysenko noted. OSCE observers documented the shell strikes on Stanyza Luganska.
The intensity of shelling in the Mariupol direction has decreased, according to the National Security and Defence Council.
Additionally, militants mortared positions of ATO forces deployed near Talakivka.