Militants launched 43 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

08.04.2017 11:12 417

Militants launched 43 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 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian positions near Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk). ATO troops outside Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk) came under 82mm mortar and small arms fire.

In Donetsk direction, militants fired at Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) and Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk), using 82mm mortars and grenade launchers. Ukrainian strongholds also came under heavy machine gun and small arms fire in Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, Russian-backed militants launched attacks on Ukrainian troops near Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk), using grenade launchers. ATO strongholds outside Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk) came under heavy machine gun fire.

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