Militants launched 18 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

20.04.2017 09:27 363

Militants launched 18 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 anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian marines near Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk). Ukrainian positions outside Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk) came under 82mm mortar fire.

In Donetsk direction, militants fired at ATO troops in Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk) and Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), using grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. In addition, terrorists shelled Ukrainian servicemen outside Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk) and Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk), using grenade launchers and small arms.

In Luhansk direction, Russian-backed militants used heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian strongholds in Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk).

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