Militants launch 41 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

13.07.2016 09:42 365

Russian-backed militants continue to shell positions of the Ukrainian military in Donbas. A total of 41 attacks were launched on ATO troops in last day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

"In Donetsk direction, the enemy used 120mm mortars to shell Zaitseve [67km north-north-east of Donetsk] and Avdiyivka [18km north of Donetsk]. Ukrainian servicemen came under 82mm mortar fire in Novhorodske [34km north of Donetsk]. Ukrainian positions in Avdiyivka were also shelled from 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms," the report reads.

In Mariupol area, terrorists used 122mm artillery and 120mm mortars, banned under the Minsk agreements, to fire at Ukrainian servicemen in Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk). Heavy machine guns were used against Ukrainian soldiers in Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol).

In Luhansk region, the enemy used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine outside Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk).


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