Militants launch 42 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

05.08.2016 09:25 935

Russian-backed militants launched 42 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

In Donetsk area, the enemy used mortars and machine guns to shell Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk). Anti-tank missile system was used to fire at Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk).

In Mariupol area, Ukrainian servicemen in Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk) came under mortar, heavy machine and grenade launcher fire. Militants also used grenade launchers to shell ATO troops in Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), Hranitne (57km south of Donetsk) and Taramchuk (30km south-west of Donetsk)


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