Militants launch 61 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

10.02.2017 09:25 359

Militants launched 61 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day. 

This is reported by the ATO press center.

In Mariupol direction, the enemy used grenade launchers and small arms to fire at Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk), Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol). Ukrainian positions in Pavlopol and Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) came under mortar fire.

In Donetsk direction, militants launched attacks on Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk), using mortars of different calibers. Terrorists also used grenade launchers and small arms to shell Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Avdiivka, Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk), and Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, Russian-backed militants fired at Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk) and Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), using mortars, grenade launchers, and small arms.


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