Militants launch 48 attacks on ATO troops in Donbas

26.08.2016 09:57 349

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 enemy used 152mm and 122mm self-propelled artillery systems to shell Ukrainian positions near Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk). In addition, the northern outskirts of Horlivka (39 km north-east of Donetsk) came under mortar, grenade launcher and machine gun fire.

In Mariupol direction, the militants used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to shell Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), and Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk).

In Luhansk region, the enemy fired at Ukrainian positions in Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk), using mortars and grenade launchers.


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