Militants launch 32 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

Militants launch 32 attacks on ATO troops in eastern Ukraine

The illegal armed groups launched 32 attacks on the positions of ATO troops in eastern Ukraine in last day.

This is reported by the ATO headquarters press center.

"In Donetsk direction, the Russian mercenaries launched 14 attacks on our strongholds in Avdiyivka [18km north of Donetsk], Butovka coal mine [11.4km north-west of Donetsk], Opytne [11.5km north-west of Donetsk], using all types of small arms and 82mm mortars. The militants also used grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms to fire at our troops near Mayorske [45km north of Donetsk], Zaitseve [67km north-north-east of Donetsk], Luhanske [59km north-east of Donetsk]," the report reads.

In Mariupol direction, the strongholds in Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk), Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) were shelled from small arms, grenade launchers and 82 mm mortars.


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