Militants launched 50 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Militants launched 50 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 shelled residential areas of Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), using rocket artillery systems. Fortunately, no civilians were injured. The enemy used 120mm mortars to shell Ukrainian troops near Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), Vodiane (35 km south-west of Donetsk) and 82mm mortars to shell Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk) and Talakivka (20km north-west of Mariupol). The enemy also fired at ATO troops near Chermalyk (31km north-east of Mariupol), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Lebedynske, using small arms and grenade launchers.

In Donetsk direction, the militants shelled Ukrainian troops near the village of Pivdenne using 122 mm mortars. The enemy fired at ATO troops near Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk) from tanks and mortars of 120 mm caliber. In the evening, the tensest situation was in the southern and north-eastern suburbs of Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), where militants used 82mm mortars and infantry weapons.

In Luhansk direction, militants used 120mm mortars to shell Ukrainian positions near Katerynivka (64km west of Luhansk) and 82mm mortars to shell Shchastia (23km north of Luhansk) and Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk). The enemy attacks were also recorded near Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), Popasna (90 km north-west of Luhansk) and Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk), where the militants opened fire on the ATO positions from grenade launchers and small arms.

As a result of hostilities over the past day, one Ukrainian soldier was killed.

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