Militants launched 70 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

29.04.2017 11:17 718

Militants launched 70 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, militants used 120mm and 82mm mortars, ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft mounts and grenade launchers to fire at Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk). In addition, militants shelled Ukrainian strongholds outside Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), using120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. Ukrainian marines came under antitank grenade launcher, heavy machine gun and small arms fire near Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol).

In Donetsk direction, terrorists launched attacks on Ukrainian positions outside Troitske (69km west of Luhansk), using 152mm artillery, ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft mounts, 120mm and 82mm mortars, , grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Ukrainian servicemen near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) came under 120mm and 82mm mortar, grenade launcher and heavy machine gun fire. Russian-backed militants also used 120mm and 82mm mortars to fire at Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, Ukrainian positions outside Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk) came under 122mm artillery, grenade launcher and heavy machine gun fire. Militants also used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell ATO troops in Popasna (90 km north-west of Luhansk), Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk) and Valuiske (20km north-east of Luhansk).

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