Militants launch 42 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

15.10.2016 11:35 361

Russian-backed militants launched 42 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

As reported, 27 attacks were launched in Mariupol direction. The terrorists used 122mm artillery to shell Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) and Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), and Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol).

In Luhansk direction, 12 ceasefire violations were recorded. The militants fired at Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), using machine guns and rocket launchers of different systems. Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk) came under small-arm fire. In addition, the terrorists used 152mm artillery to fire at Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk).

The militants launched three more attacks on ATO troops in Donetsk direction, using grenade launchers, small arms, 82mm and 120mm mortars to shell Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk).


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