Militants launch 52 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

15.02.2017 09:28 449

Militants launched 52 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, heavy machine guns, and small arms to shell Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol),  Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol). Ukrainian positions in Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) came under 120mm mortar fire.

In Donetsk direction, terrorists fired at Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk), Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), and Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), using mortars. In addition, ATO troops came under small arms fire near Pisky, Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk), and Novhorodske (34km north of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, Russian-backed militants used heavy machine guns and small arms to fire at Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk) and Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk).

No casualties among Ukrainian servicemen were reported.

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