Militants launch 40 attacks on Ukrainian troops

Militants launch 40 attacks on Ukrainian troops

Pro-Russian illegal armed groups continue to grossly violate the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. The militants launched a total of 40 attacks on Ukrainian troops in last day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

In particular, the militants used small arms, grenade launchers, 82mm and 120mm mortars to shell Ukrainian strongholds south of Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk).

Ukrainian servicemen outside Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk) came under 82mm mortar fire.

The tensest situation was observed in Mariupol direction. The terrorists used small arms and grenade launchers to fire at Ukrainian positions near Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) and Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk). Moreover, the militants shelled the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces near Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk), using 82mm and 120mm mortars as well as Grad multiple rocket launchers.


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