Militants launch 49 attacks on Ukrainian troops in last day

20.08.2016 12:43 645

The situation in ATO area remains tense but controlled. Russian-backed militants launched 49 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 violated the ceasefire 27 times in the Donetsk sector, having launched eight heavy artillery shells on the villages of Krasniy Pakhar and Zaitseve.

In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers violated the ceasefire 17 times. They fired 120mm and 80mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on Ukrainian fortified positions in the town of Maryinka and the villages of Vodiane and Shyrokyne.


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