Militants launch 79 attacks on Ukrainian troops

Militants launch 79 attacks on Ukrainian troops

The Russian-backed militants continue to commit the armed provocations against the ATO troops in eastern Ukraine.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

The militants launched 79 attacks along the entire frontline over the past day. In particular, 120mm and 82mm mortars were used to fire in the direction of Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk), Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk), Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk), Berezove (35km south-west of Donetsk) and Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk).

The tense situation was also observed near Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk), where the illegal armed used small arms and grenade launchers to violate the ceasefire.


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