Militants launch 30 attacks on ATO troops over past day

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The Russian mercenaries launched 30 attacks on the Ukrainian troops in eastern Ukraine over the past day; seven of them were launched from the weapons, banned under the Minsk Agreements.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

"The militants used mortars, machine guns and grenade launchers gangs to fire at the Ukrainian positions in the direction of Zaitseve [67km north-north-east of Donetsk], Avdiyivka [18km north of Donetsk], Verkhniotoretske [22km north-east of Donetsk]," reads the report.

As noted, the Ukrainian servicemen in Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) came under fire from mortars, grenade launchers and anti-tank missile systems.

The tense situation was observed in Luhansk region as well. The militants used grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns small arms to shell Ukrainian soldiers near Trokhizbenka (33km north-west of Luhansk).

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