Militants launch 76 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

Militants launch 76 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

The situation in eastern Ukraine remains tense with a tendency to further escalation.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

"The Russian-terrorist groups launched 76 attacks over the past day. In particular, 23 attacks were launched using 120mm and 82mm mortars, banned by the Minsk Agreements," reads the statement.

The tensest situation was observed in Donetsk direction, where the militants shelled the Ukrainian positions using heavy weapons, grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms.

In particular, Ukrainian positions near Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk), Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk), Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk) came under fire.


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