Militants launch 38 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Russian-backed militants launched 38 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

The militants launched 25 attacks on ATO troops in Mariupol direction. The enemy shelled positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), and Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), using 82mm and 120mm mortars. Ukrainian positions near Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) came under small arms, grenade launcher, and machine gun fire.

Five ceasefire violations were recorded in Luhansk direction. The terrorists shelled Trokhizbenka (33km north-west of Luhansk), Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), and Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk), using grenade launchers.

Eight more attacks were launched in Donetsk direction. Russian-backed terrorists fired at Ukrainian positions in Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk), using 82mm and 120mm mortars, machine guns, grenade launchers and small arms.


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