Militants launch 76 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine in last day

29.08.2016 10:09 527

Russian-backed militants launched 76 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 slammed over a hundred 122mm mortar shells into Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk). The militants also used mortars, including banned 120mm caliber, grenade launchers of various systems, and heavy machine guns to fire at the site between Avdiyivka and northern outskirts of Horlivka (39 km north-east of Donetsk).

In Mariupol direction, the terrorists used 122mm artillery to shell Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol). Ukrainian servicemen in Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Taramchuk (30km south-west of Donetsk), Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk) came under mortar, grenade launcher and machine gun fire.

In Luhansk region, the militants used 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns, and small arms to fire at Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk).


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