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

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

Russian-backed militants launched 16 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas in last day. Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

"Over the past day, illegal armed groups violated the ceasefire 16 times. The Ukrainian Armed Forces opened fire on the enemy 11 times. As a result of the fighting, two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded," the statement reads.

In Donetsk direction, illegal armed formations used small arms and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian strongholds outside Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk). The enemy also fired small arms at the outskirts of Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk).

In Mariupol direction, ATO troops came under terrorist fire near Talakivka (20km north-west of Mariupol).

In Luhansk direction, ceasefire was observed.


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