Militants launch 37 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

17.11.2016 10:00 303

Russian-backed militants launched 37 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

In Mariupol direction, the militants shelled Ukrainian positions near Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk), and Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), using mortars of different calibers, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms. ATO troops in Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) came under 152mm artillery fire.

In Luhansk direction, the enemy used mortars to fire at Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk).

In Donetsk direction, the Russian-backed militants shelled Novhorodske (34km north of Donetsk), Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk), and Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk).

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