Militants launch 23 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

Militants launch 23 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

The armed confrontation is ongoing in eastern Ukraine. The Russian-backed militants launched a total of 23 attacks on the Ukrainian troops, particularly 16 attacks in Donetsk direction, five attacks in Mariupol direction and two attacks in Luhansk direction.  

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

The tensest situation was observed in Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk), where the militants used banned 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms to fire at the Ukrainian positions.

In addition, the terrorists used heavy machine guns  to shell Mayorske (45km north of Donetsk)  and grenade launchers to fire at Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk), Novhorodske (34km north of Donetsk) and Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk).


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