Militants launched 44 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 44 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Militants launched 44 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 120mm mortars, anti-tank grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles to shell Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk). Ukrainian positions in Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) and Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk) came under grenade launcher and heavy machine gun fire.

In Donetsk direction, militants launched attacks on Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) and Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk), using anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. In addition, terrorists used anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms to fire at ATO troops outside Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk) and Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, Russian-backed militants used 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian strongholds near Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk). ATO troops in Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk) and Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk) came under grenade launcher and heavy machine gun fire.

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