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

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

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 mortars and antitank grenade launchers to fire at Ukrainian marines near Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol). The enemy also launched attacks on Ukrainian positions outside Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), using 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

In Donetsk direction, Russian-backed militants used 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell ATO troops near Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk). Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) came under 82mm mortar, antitank grenade launcher, heavy machine gun and small arms fire.

In Luhansk direction, the enemy fired at Novotoshkivske (53km north-west of Luhansk), using 82mm mortars and heavy machine guns. Militants also used 82mm mortars, antitank missile systems and grenade launchers outside Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk).


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