Militants launch 41 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

21.10.2016 09:28 521

Russian-backed militants launched 41 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

As noted, 26 ceasefire violations were recorded in Mariupol direction. The militants used heavy machine guns, grenade launchers, and small arms to fire at Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol). Ukrainian troops near Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), and Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk) came under 120mm and 82mm mortar fire.

In Donetsk direction, six attacks on Ukrainian positions were launched. The terrorists used small arms, machine guns, and grenade launchers to shell Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk).

Nine more attacks on ATO troops were recorded in Luhansk direction. The enemy used machine guns, grenade launchers, and small arms to fire at Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk) and Trokhizbenka (33km north-west of Luhansk). Ukrainian positions in Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk) came under 82mm mortar fire.


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