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

15.04.2017 11:35 452

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 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, grenade launchers and small arms. Ukrainian marines near Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol) came under small arms fire.

In Donetsk direction, terrorists shelled Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), using 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. 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, the militants fired 120mm mortars and grenade launchers on the defenders of the villages of Krymske and Katerynivka. The town of Popasna came under fire from grenade launchers, while the village of Stanytsia Luhanska was attacked with small arms.

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