Militants launched 22 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 22 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 22 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.

The tensest situation was observed in Luhansk direction. Militants used small arms and grenade launchers to shell Ukrainian positions near Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk), Troitske (69km west of Luhansk) and Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk). ATO troops came under 82mm mortar fire in Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk). In addition, terrorists fired at Novotoshkivske (53km north-west of Luhansk), using 120mm mortars.

In Donetsk direction, illegal armed formations used small arms to shell Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk), grenade launchers – Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk) and 82mm mortars – Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk).

In Mariupol direction, Russian-backed militants used tanks to launch attacks on Ukrainian strongholds outside Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk).


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