Militants launched 28 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 28 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 28 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day. One Ukrainian soldier was killed, two more were wounded.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

The tensest situation was observed in Mariupol direction, where militants used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian positions outside Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk). Illegal armed formations also launched seven 82mm mortars near Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk). Ukrainian strongholds on the outskirts of Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Talakivka (20km north-west of Mariupol) and Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol) came under enemy fire.

In Donetsk direction, Russian-backed militants fired at ATO troops near Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), using weapons on infantry fighting vehicles and mortars. The industrial area of Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) came under grenade launcher fire. Militants also used grenade launcher and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian positions near Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, illegal armed formations launched attacks on Ukrainian troops outside Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), using mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.


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