Militants launch 64 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

15.07.2016 09:58 356

Russian-backed militants launched 64 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas in last day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

"In Mariupol area, Ukrainian servicemen came under 152mm artillery, banned under the Minsk agreements, in Marinka [35 km south-west of Donetsk] and Krasnohorivka [29 km west of Donetsk]. The terrorists also used 120mm mortars to shell Marinka and Shyrokyne [20km east of Mariupol]. The enemy used 82mm mortars in Vodiane [16km north-west of Donetsk] and Berezove [35km south-west of Donetsk]," the statement reads.

The armed provocations are also ongoing in Donetsk area. The tensest situation was observed near Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk), where the Russian-backed militants used 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.


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