Militants launched 54 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 54 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 54 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 to shell Ukrainian positions in Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) and Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk).  ATO troops also came under grenade launcher and heavy machine gun fire near Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk and Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol).

In Donetsk direction, terrorists used 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, small arms and heavy machine guns to fire at ATO troops outside Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk). Militants also launched attacks on Ukrainian strongholds near Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk) and Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), using grenade launchers.

In Luhansk direction, Russian-backed militants fired at Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), using tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns and small arms.


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