Militants launched six attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day


Russian-backed militants launched six attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas in last day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

“The enemy violated the ceasefire in ATO area six times over the past day. As a result of the enemy shelling, one Ukrainian soldier was killed and another two soldiers were wounded,” the statement reads.

In Luhansk direction, terrorists opened fire from 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on Ukrainian strongholds near Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk).

In Donetsk direction, Russian-backed militants used 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of different types, small arms and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian positions outside Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk). Defenders of Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk) and Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk) came under grenade launcher and infantry weapons fire.