Militants launch 50 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launch 50 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Russian-backed militants launched 50 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

In particular, the militants launched 31 attacks on ATO troops in Mariupol direction. Ukrainian positions near Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk), Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk) were shelled from small arms and grenade launchers. The enemy also used 82mm and 120mm mortars and 122mm artillery to fire at Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) and Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol).

Ten ceasefire violations by militants were recorded in Donetsk direction. The terrorists shelled Ukrainian positions in Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), using grenade launchers, and in Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), using machine guns and 82mm mortars. ATO troops in Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk) came under 82mm and 120mm mortar, grenade launcher, machine gun, small arm fire.

In Luhansk direction, the enemy launched nine attacks on Ukrainian positions. In particular, the enemy used machine guns, grenade launchers, and small arms to shell Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk) and Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk).


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