Militants launched 61 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 61 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 61 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 small arms and grenade launchers to shell Ukrainian positions outside Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) and Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol). The same types of weapons were used to fire at ATO troops near Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk) and Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk).

In Donetsk direction, the tensest situation was observed near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), which came under 82mm mortars, grenade launcher, heavy machine gun and small arms fire. Terrorists also used 82mm mortars to fire at Ukrainian strongholds outside Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk) and 120mm mortars to shell Troitske (69km west of Luhansk). In addition, Russian-backed militants launched attacks on Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), using grenade launchers and small arms.

In Luhansk direction, the illegal armed formations shelled Ukrainian servicemen outside Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), using mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.


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