Militants launch 18 attacks on Ukrainian troops

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The illegal armed groups continue to violate ceasefire in ATO area: 18 attacks were launched on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine in last day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

 "The situation in Donetsk suburbs remains tense. This night, the militants used grenade launchers and small arms to shell Ukrainian troops near Avdiyivka [18km north of Donetsk]. Our strongholds outside Marinka [35 km south-west of Donetsk] came under small arms fire," the report reads.

The Headquarters noted that the terrorists also used 120mm mortars to shell ATO troops near Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk). The Ukrainian servicemen came under small arms and grenade launchers fire in Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) as well.

In addition, the militants used small arms and heavy machine guns to fire at the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces near Trokhizbenka (33km north-west of Luhansk).

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