Militants launch 66 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

17.02.2017 09:32 523

Militants launched 66 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day. Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed, another ten were wounded.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

In Mariupol direction, the enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) and Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol). Ukrainian positions in Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Pavlopol came under grenade launcher and small arms fire.

In Donetsk direction, militants fired at Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk), Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk), Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk), using mortars of different calibers.

In Luhansk direction, ATO troops came under 120mm and 82mm mortar fire in Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk).

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