Militants launch 31 attacks on Ukrainian troops

Militants launch 31 attacks on Ukrainian troops

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Ukrinform
The pro-Russian illegal armed groups launched 31 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas over the past day.

Fifteen attacks were launched in Donetsk direction, fourteen – in Mariupol direction, two – in Luhansk direction, the ATO Headquarters press centre reports.

"The militants shelled our strongholds south of Avdiyivka [18km north of Donetsk] from the temporarily occupied Donetsk and the surrounding area using small arms, automatic grenade launchers and 82mm mortars," the report reads.

The enemy also used small arms, grenade launchers and snipers to fire at Ukrainian troops near Novhorodske (34km north of Donetsk) and grenade launchers of various systems and 82mm mortars to shell Ukrainian positions outside Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk).

The situation in Mariupol direction escalated also as the enemy used 120mm mortars to shell ATO troops near Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol) and used heavy machine guns, grenade launchers and 82mm mortars to shell ATO troops near Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol).

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