Militants launch 36 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

13.10.2016 10:04 286

Russian-backed militants launched 36 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, 20 attacks were launched in Mariupol direction. The terrorists used 120mm mortars to shell Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk) and mortars, small arms, and 122 artillery to shell Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) and Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, 14 ceasefire violations were recorded. The Russian mercenaries fired at Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk), using 82mm mortars and Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), using grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

The militants launched two more attacks on ATO troops in Donetsk direction, using heavy machine guns.


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