Militants launch 56 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine in last day

29.07.2016 09:46 480

Russian-backed militants launched 56 attacks on ATO positions in Donbas over the past day. 

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

"In Donetsk area, Ukrainian servicemen in Avdiyivka [18km north of Donetsk] came under 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, anti-aircraft guns, heavy machine guns and small arms fire. In addition, the enemy used 82mm mortars to shell Troitske [69km west of Luhansk] and Mayorske [45km north of Donetsk], grenade launchers to shell Zaitseve [67km north-north-east of Donetsk] and Novhorodske [34km north of Donetsk], and heavy machine guns to shell Luhanske [59km north-east of Donetsk], " reads the report

In Mariupol area, at about 21:00, the enemy’s subversive group of up to 30 people, using grenade launchers and small arms, tried to seize the strongholds of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk). Ukrainian soldiers repelled the attack.


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