Militants launch 75 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

31.08.2016 10:21 436

Russian-backed militants launched 75 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 reported, in Donetsk direction, the enemy fired artillery systems twice on the village of Novhorodske. The militants fired 120mm mortars on the Ukrainian positions in the villages of Verkhniotoretske and Pisky, as well as 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the defenders of the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Luhanske, Zaitseve and Pisky.

In Luhansk region, Russia's hybrid military force fired heavy artillery systems in the villages of Novozvanivka and Novo-Oleksandrivka, having launched nearly 50 shells of 152mm caliber. More than 25 artillery shells of 122mm caliber were used on the Ukrainian fortified positions in the town of Popasna. 


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