Militants violated ceasefire in Donbas 18 times in last day

Militants violated ceasefire in Donbas 18 times in last day

Militants launched 18 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day in violation of the ceasefire, declared due to crop harvesting.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

In Mariupol direction, militants used 82mm mortars and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian positions near Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk). The enemy also shelled ATO troops outside Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), using small arms.

In Donetsk direction, Russian-backed militants used 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms to launch attacks on Ukrainian troops near Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk). The outskirts of Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) came under 82mm mortar fire.

In Luhansk direction, enemy snipers tried to hit Ukrainian servicemen in the strongholds of Popasna (90 km north-west of Luhansk) and Novotoshkivske (53km north-west of Luhansk). In addition, terrorists used grenade launchers to launch attacks on ATO troops in Novotoshkivske.


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