Militants launch 47 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

09.08.2016 09:18 801

Russian-backed militants launched 47 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

The tensest situation was observed in Mariupol area, where the Ukrainian servicemen came under 122 mm artillery fire in Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk) and Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk). The terrorists used mortars and grenade launchers to fire at Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk).

In Donetsk area, Russian-backed militants slammed two dozen heavy artillery shells into Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk) and Mayorske (45km north of Donetsk).


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