Militants shell Ukrainian troops 25 times

Militants shell Ukrainian troops 25 times

The situation in the ATO area in eastern Ukraine escalates. The Russian mercenaries launched 25 attacks on Ukrainian positions in last day.

This is reported by the ATO headquarters press centre.

"The tensest situation is observed in Donetsk direction, where the militants launched 14 attacks on our positions near Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk) and Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk), using small arms, heavy machine guns, grenade launchers of various systems, 82mm and 120 mm mortars," the report says.

The enemy used small arms, heavy machine guns and automatic grenade launchers to shell ATO troops near Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk) and Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk).

In Mariupol direction, the positions of ATO troops near Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol) came under heavy machine gun and 82mm and 120 mm mortar fire.


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