Militants launched 22 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

17.04.2017 11:18 350

Militants launched 22 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 and 82 mm mortars and heavy machine guns to shell positions of Ukrainian marines near Pavlopol. In addition, militants launched attacks on ATO troops outside Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) and Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), using 120mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.

In Donetsk direction, terrorists shelled Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), using grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Militants also launched attacks on Ukrainian strongholds outside Zaitseve, using antitank missile systems, grenade launchers.

In Luhansk direction, the militants fired 120mm mortars and grenade launchers on the defenders of the villages of Katerynivka. Ukrainian soldiers also came under grenade launcher fire near Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk).

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