Militants launched 55 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 55 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 mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to shell Ukrainian positions near Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol). Militants also launched attacks on ATO troops outside Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), using 82mm mortars, ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft mounts and heavy machine guns. Ukrainian strongholds near Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol) came under 82mm mortar, grenade launcher, heavy machine gun and small arms fire.

In Donetsk direction, Russian-backed militants fired at Ukrainian servicemen near Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), using 120mm and 82mm mortars, antitank missile systems, grenade launchers and small arms. Terrorists also used 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to shell Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, Ukrainian strongholds outside Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk) came under grenade launcher and heavy machine gun fire. The enemy also used automatic grenade launchers and small arms to launch attacks on ATO troops near Valuiske (20km north-east of Luhansk), Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk) and Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk).


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