Militants launched 35 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 35 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 35 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day.

In Mariupol direction, militants used 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell Ukrainian strongholds near Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk). ATO troops outside Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk) came under 82mm mortar and grenade launcher fire. The tense situation was also observed near Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Berezove (35km south-west of Donetsk), where the enemy used small arms and grenade launchers.

In Donetsk direction, Russian-backed militants used small arms and grenade launchers to launch attacks on Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk). Ukrainian positions outside Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk), Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk) and Troitske (69km west of Luhansk) came under infantry weapon fire.

In Luhansk direction, illegal armed formations fired at ATO troops near Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk) and Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk), using small arms and grenade launchers.


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