Militants launch 46 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

11.06.2016 12:40 592

The situation in ATO area escalated yesterday. The pro-Russian illegal armed groups launched 46 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

"In Donetsk direction, the enemy fired grenade launchers and 122mm self-propelled guns thrice on the defenders of the town of Avdiyivka," the statement reads.

In Mariupol direction, the enemy fired mortars 12 times on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Krasnohorivka and the village of Novotroyitske. The Russian-backed mercenaries also opened fire from small arms, machine guns and grenade launchers of various systems near the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Shyrokyne and Talakivka. 

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