Militants launch 46 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

22.08.2016 09:27 650

Russian-backed militants launched 46 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 direction, the enemy used 152mm and 122mm artillery to fire at Ukrainian positions in Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk). Ukrainian servicemen in Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk) came under 82mm mortar fire.

In Mariupol direction, militants used 122mm artillery and 120mm mortars, banned under the Minsk agreements, to shell Ukrainian positions in Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk). In Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), Russian-backed terrorists fired at ATO troops from mortars. In addition, the enemy used 82mm and 120mm mortars, automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol).


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