Militants launched 31 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 31 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 31 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day. Eight Ukrainian soldiers were wounded.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

The tensest situation was observed in Donetsk direction, where militants used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, 82mm and 120mm mortars to launch continuous attacks on Ukrainian positions in the industrial area of Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk). In addition, ATO troops came under enemy fire outside Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk) and Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk). Five Ukrainian servicemen were wounded as a result of militants’ shelling of strongholds of the Ukrainian Armed Forces near Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk).

In Mariupol direction, illegal armed formations shelled Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), using mortars. Another Ukrainian soldier was wounded after Russian-backed militants had used grenade launchers to fire at Ukrainian positions in Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk).


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