Militants launch 25 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

14.10.2016 11:38 179

Russian-backed militants launched 25 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

As reported, 14 attacks were launched in Mariupol direction. The terrorists used grenade launchers, machine guns, and small arms to shell Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk) and 122mm artillery and 120mm mortars to shell Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) and Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, 10 ceasefire violations were recorded. The militants fired at Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk) and Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk), using small arms and grenade launchers. Ukrainian positions in Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk) came under 152mm artillery fire.

The militants launched one more attack on ATO troops in Donetsk direction, using heavy machine guns, grenade launchers, small arms, 82mm and 120mm mortars to shell Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk).


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