Militants launch 44 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

12.10.2016 10:08 289

Russian-backed militants launched 44 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine over the past day.

This is posted on the official website of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine.

As reported, 34 attacks were launched in Mariupol direction. The terrorists used 122m artillery and 120mm mortars to shell Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) and Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, seven ceasefire violations were recorded. The Russian mercenaries fired at Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk) and Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), using grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, small arms, and mortars.

The militants launched three more attacks on ATO troops in Donetsk direction. Ukrainian positions in Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk) came under 122mm artillery, grenade launcher, small arm, and mortar fire.


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