Militants launch 41 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

21.06.2016 09:55 349

The militants continue to fire at the positions of ATO troops in eastern Ukraine and to use the weapons banned under the Minsk agreements. The illegal armed groups intensified their activities along the demarcation line yesterday afternoon and launched a total of 41 attacks on Ukrainian troops.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

"Twenty-one ceasefire violations were recorded in Donetsk direction. The enemy used small arms and 120mm mortars to shell Ukrainian strongholds near Avdiyivka [18km north of Donetsk]. 82mm mortars were used to fire at Butovka coal mine [11.4km north-west of Donetsk)]" the report reads.

In Mariupol direction, the enemy launched 18 attacks on ATO positions near Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Hranitne (57km south of Donetsk), Taramchuk (30km south-west of Donetsk) and Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), using heavy machine guns and grenade launchers.


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