Militants launch 48 attacks on ATO troops in Donbas

24.08.2016 11:56 507

Russian-backed militants launched 48 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

As noted, in Donetsk direction, the terrorists fired at residential areas of Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), using heavy 122mm artillery, banned under the Minsk agreements. In addition, militants used 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms to shell Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk).

In Mariupol direction, Russian-terrorist troops repeatedly used 120mm mortars to shell Ukrainian positions in Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk) and Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, Ukrainian servicemen came under 82mm mortar and grenade launcher fire in Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk).


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