Militants launched 64 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

11.04.2017 09:30 379

Militants launched 64 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 122mm artillery, 120mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and infantry fighting vehicles to fire at Ukrainian positions in Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk). ATO troops also came under 82mm mortar, grenade launcher and heavy machine gun fire outside Berezove (35km south-west of Donetsk), Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk) and Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk).

In Donetsk direction, militants used 120mm mortars and heavy machine guns to shell Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk). Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) and Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk) came under 82mm mortar, grenade launcher and heavy machine gun fire.

In Luhansk direction, Russian-backed militants used 82mm mortars to fire at the defenders of Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk). The enemy also launched attacks on Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk), using grenade launchers.

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