Militants launched 67 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 67 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 67 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 122mm mortars to shell Ukrainian positions near Pavlopol and 120mm mortars near Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol). The enemy also fired at ATO troops outside Talakivka (20km north-west of Mariupol), Lebedynske and Vodiane (35 km south-west of Donetsk).

In Donetsk direction, the tensest situation was observed in suburbs of Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), where militants shelled Ukrainian troops, using mortars of various calibers, grenade launchers and small arms. In addition, illegal armed formations used 82mm mortars, small arms and grenade launchers to fire at Verkhnetoretsk, Pisky, Zaitseve.

In Luhansk direction, militants used 82mm and 152 mm mortars to shell Ukrainian positions near outside Krymske,Novotoshkivske, Katerynivka (64km west of Luhansk). ATO troops came under artillery fire near Novooleksandrivka, Novozvanivka.

As a result of hostilities over the past day, two soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were killed, and four soldiers were injured and wounded.


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