Militants launch 88 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine in last day

27.08.2016 11:38 267

Russian-backed militants launched 88 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 mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns of different systems to shell northern neighborhoods of Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk) and Troitske (69km west of Luhansk). In addition, the militants fired at the Ukrainian positions in Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk) and Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), using heavy artillery.

In Mariupol direction, the terrorists used grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns to shell Berezove (35km south-west of Donetsk), Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol).

In Luhansk direction, the enemy fired at Popasna (90 km north-west of Luhansk) and Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk), using grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.


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