Militants launch 36 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

08.06.2016 09:43 629

The militants launched 36 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

"The situation in the ATO area remains tense. The militants shelled the Ukrainian troops 36 times in last day," the report reads.

As noted, 17 enemy attacks were launched in Donetsk direction. The terrorists used small arms, heavy machine guns, grenade launchers of various systems, 82mm and 120mm mortars to fire at Ukrainian positions near Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk) and Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk).

In Mariupol direction, the militants launched 18 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. In particular, heavy machine guns and 82mm mortars were used to shell Ukrainian strongholds outside Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk) and Vodiane (19km north-east of Mariupol).


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