Militants launched 48 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 48 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Militants launched 48 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 tensest situation was observed in Mariupol direction, where the enemy used 82mm mortars, ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft mounts, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to launch attacks on Berezove (35km south-west of Donetsk). Ukrainian marines came under infantry fighting vehicle fire near Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol) and Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk). In addition, militants tried to fire at Ukrainian positions in Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) and Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), using heavy machine guns.

In Donetsk direction, terrorists used 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell ATO troops outside Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk) and Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, Russian-backed militants fired at Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), using 120mm mortars.

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