Militants launched 76 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 76 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 76 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 120mm mortars, machine guns and grenade launchers of various systems to shell Ukrainian positions near Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol). Militants also used tank to launch attack on Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk).

In Donetsk direction, terrorists shelled ATO troops outside Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk) and Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk), using 120mm and 82mm mortars, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers. Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka and Butovka coal mine also came under tank fire.

In Luhansk direction, Russian-backed militants used heavy machine guns, grenade launchers and 120mm mortars to launch attacks on Ukrainian troops near Zolote (67km north-east of Luhansk), Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk) and Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk).


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