Militants launched 32 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

18.04.2017 09:27 408

Militants launched 32 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.

The tensest situation was observed in Mariupol direction, where the enemy used grenade launchers and small arms to shell Ukrainian positions near Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), Talakivka (20km north-west of Mariupol) and Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol). Ukrainian marines in Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) came under anti-tank grenade launcher and heavy machine gun fire.

In Donetsk direction, militants fired at Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), using 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Ukrainian positions outside Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk) came under anti-tank grenade launcher, heavy machine gun and small arms fire.

In Luhansk direction, terrorists used anti-tank grenade launchers to shell Ukrainian strongholds near Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk).

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