Militants launched 88 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 88 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 88 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.

The largest number of militants’ attacks was spotted in Mariupol direction,  where the enemy used 122mm artillery, 120mm mortars, grenade launcher and heavy machine guns to shell Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) and Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk).

The tense situation was also observed in Donetsk direction, where terrorists used almost all types of heavy weaponry. Ukrainian strongholds in Troitske (69km west of Luhansk) came under 152mm artillery, 120mm and 82mm mortar fire. The enemy also fired at Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) and Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), using 120mm mortars. In addition, militants used Grad-P multiple rocket launchers to shell residential areas of Avdiivka.

In Luhansk direction, Russian-backed militants used antitank guided missile launchers to shell Ukrainian positions near Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk). ATO troops in Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk) and Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk) came under grenade launcher fire.


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