Militants launch 34 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

26.10.2016 09:51 297

Russian-backed militants launched 34 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 noted, the militants launched 24 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Mariupol direction. The enemy used heavy machine guns, grenade launchers, and small arms to shell Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol). Ukrainian positions in Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), and Taramchuk (30km south-west of Donetsk) came under 82mm mortar fire.

Five ceasefire violations by the terrorists were recorded in Luhansk direction. The enemy used grenade launchers and small arms to fire at Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk) and Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk).

Five more attacks on Ukrainian troops were launched in Donetsk direction. The militants shelled ATO positions in Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk), using 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, and machine guns.

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