Militants launch 73 attacks on Ukrainian troops in last day

19.08.2016 09:38 383

The situation in ATO area remains tense but controlled. Russian-backed militants launched 73 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas over the past day.

This is reported by ATO Headquarters press center.

The enemy used 152mm artillery, banned under the Minsk agreements, to shell Troitske (69km west of Luhansk). The servicemen in Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk) and Leninske (22km east of Mariupol) came under 122mm artillery fire.

In Mariupol area, militants used mortars and grenade launchers to shell Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), and Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk). In Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), the terrorists applied grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

In Luhansk area, enemy opened fire from 120mm mortars and automatic grenade launchers in Zolote [67km north-east of Luhansk].


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