Militants launch 67 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

11.08.2016 09:50 779

Russian-backed militants launched 67 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 situation in ATO area remains tense but controlled. Russian-backed militants launched 67 attacks on Ukrainian servicemen over the past day," the statement reads.

The majority of attacks was launched in Mariupol area. The enemy violated the Minsk agreements, shelling Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) from heavy artillery. In addition,  terrorists carried out armed provocations using  machine guns, grenade launchers, and mortars on the front line of Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk) – Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol).

In Donetsk area, Russian-backed militants launched numerous attacks, using mortars, grenade launchers and machine guns, to fire at Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk).


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