Militants launched 45 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

12.04.2017 09:27 306

Militants launched 45 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, ZU-23-2 antiaircraft mounts, grenade launchers of different systems and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian positions in Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk). Ukrainian marines near Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) came under grenade launcher and heavy machine gun fire.

In Donetsk direction, Russian-backed militants fired at Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk), using 120mm and 82mm mortars. In addition, terrorists used 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, ZU-23-2 antiaircraft mounts and heavy machine guns to fire at ATO troops outside Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk). Attacks were also launched on Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk), using 82mm mortars and antitank grenade launchers.

In Luhansk direction, Ukrainian positions near Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk) came under 120mm mortar and antitank grenade launcher fire. Militants also used grenade launchers to fire at Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk).


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