Militants launched 65 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

14.04.2017 09:30 358

Militants launched 65 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 systems, 120mm mortars and heavy machine guns to shell Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk). In addition, militants launched attacks on ATO troops outside Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), using 120mm mortars, Zu-23-2 antiaircraft mounts, grenade launchers and small arms. Ukrainian marines near Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol) came under 120mm mortar and small arms fire.

In Donetsk direction, terrorists shelled Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), using 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. ATO troops in Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk) came under 82mm mortar fire. Militants also launched attacks on Ukrainian strongholds outside Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk), using antitank missile systems, 82mm mortars, grenade launchers.

In Luhansk direction, Ukrainian soldiers came under grenade launcher fire near Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk).

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