Militants launched 16 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 16 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Militants launched 16 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day. Two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

In Donetsk direction, illegal armed formations used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to fire at Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk). The same weapons were used to launch attacks on Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk).

The tensest situation was observed in Mariupol direction, where Ukrainian strongholds outside Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) and Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol) came under enemy fire. Russian-backed militants also fired at ATO troops near Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), using 82mm mortars. At about 20:00, two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded as a result of fire confrontation with the use of anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

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