Militants shell ATO troops 47 times

Militants shell ATO troops 47 times

The situation in the ATO area remains tense.

As the ATO press center reports, the militants continue using small arms, mortars, grenade launchers and armored vehicles to shell Ukrainian positions.

"The pro-Russian separatists used small arms and grenade launchers to fire on our strongholds near Marinka [35 km south-west of Donetsk], Pisky [12km north-west of Donetsk], Avdiyivka [18km north of Donetsk] and Butovka coal mine [11.4km north-west of Donetsk]," reads the report.

In addition, the terrorists used mortars, grenade launchers and small arms to shell Ukrainian positions outside Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol).

According to the ATO Headquarters, the pro-Russian militants shelled the ATO positions in eastern Ukraine a total of 47 times over past day.


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