Militants launch 72 attacks on Ukrainian troops in last day

14.07.2016 10:08 454

Russian-backed invaders launched 72 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

"The majority of attacks was recorded in Mariupol area. The enemy used 152mm artillery, banned under the Minsk agreements, to shell Ukrainian positions in Marinka [35 km south-west of Donetsk]. In addition, militants used 120mm mortars to fire at Vodiane [16km north-west of Donetsk], Shyrokyne [20km east of Mariupol],  Krasnohorivka [29 km west of Donetsk], Marinka," the statement reads.

Thirty attacks were launched in Donetsk area. The enemy used 122mm artillery to shell Ukrainian positions in Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk) and Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk) and 120mm mortars to fire at Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk) and Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk).


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