Militants launched 47 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

21.04.2017 09:37 354

Militants launched 47 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 Donetsk direction, where the enemy used tanks, 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk).  Militants also fired at ATO troops near Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk), using tanks, 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Ukrainian soldiers outside Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk), Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk) and Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk) came under anti-tank grenade launcher and heavy machine gun fire.

In Mariupol direction, illegal armed formations fired at Ukrainian positions in Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk) and Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), using 82mm mortars and grenade launchers. Ukrainian marines near Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol) and Talakivka (20km north-west of Mariupol) came under grenade launcher and heavy machine gun fire.

In Luhansk direction, militants used 82mm mortars and grenade launchers to fire at Katerynivka (64km west of Luhansk). Ukrainian troops in Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk), using grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

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