Militants launched 36 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 36 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 36 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day. There were no casualties among Ukrainian troops.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

The tensest situation was observed in Mariupol direction, where militants used 82mm mortars to shell Ukrainian positions near Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol) and Talakivka (20km north-west of Mariupol). In addition, Talakivka came under small arms, grenade launcher fire. Illegal armed formations also fired at ATO troops outside Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), using heavy machine guns. Ukrainian strongholds came under grenade launcher fire near Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol) and Starohnativka (52km south of Donetsk).

In Donetsk direction, Russian-backed militants shelled Ukrainian troops in the industrial area of Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), using grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. The outskirts of Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk) and Novhorodske (34km north of Donetsk) came under grenade launcher fire.

In Luhansk direction, illegal armed formations launched seven 82mm mortars on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine outside Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk).


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