Militants launch 37 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

16.11.2016 10:30 410

Russian-backed militants launched 37 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 Mariupol direction, the enemy used mortars of different calibers, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, small arms to shell Slavne (25km south-west of Donetsk), Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), and Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol).

In Donetsk direction, the militants used weapons, banned under the Minsk agreements, grenade launchers, and heavy machine guns to fire at Ukrainian positions near Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk) and Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, Ukrainian troops came under mortar, grenade launcher, and heave machine gun fire outside Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk) and Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk).

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