Militants launch 57 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

Militants launch 57 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

The situation in the ATO area remains tense, although the number of attacks has decreased compared to the previous day.

As reported by the ATO Headquarters press center, the militants launched 57 attacks on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine - 46 in Donetsk direction and 11 in Mariupol direction.

The Russian-backed terrorists used grenade launchers of various calibers and heavy machine guns to shell positions of Ukrainian troops near Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Lozove (13km west of Donetsk), Mayorske (45km north of Donetsk), Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Troitske (69km west of Luhansk) and Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk).

In addition, the Ukrainian servicemen came under fire near Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk) and Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk).


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