Militants launch 48 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

Militants launch 48 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

Russian-backed militants launched 48 attacks on Ukrainian troops in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO headquarters press center.

"Twenty-eight attacks were recorded in Donetsk direction. In particular, the terrorists fired from 122mm artillery systems and 120mm mortars near Luhanske [59km north-east of Donetsk]. The tensest situation was observed near Verkhniotoretske [22km north-east of Donetsk], Troitske [69km west of Luhansk], Avdiyivka [18km north of Donetsk], where militants applied 120mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns,” the report reads.

As noted, 19 enemy attacks were recorded in Mariupol direction. Russian terrorists shelled Ukrainian troops near Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk) from 120mm mortars, banned under the Minsk agreements. Ukrainian servicemen also came under fire near Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk) and Berezove (35km south-west of Donetsk).


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