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

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

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Russian-backed militants launched 28 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas in last day.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

"Over the past day, illegal armed groups violated the ceasefire 36 times. The Ukrainian Armed Forces opened fire on the enemy 28 times. As a result of the fighting, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two soldiers were wounded. One soldier was fatally wounded in the explosion of an unknown explosive device," the statement reads.

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

In Mariupol direction, Russian-backed militants launched attacks on Ukrainian positions near Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), using heavy machine guns and automatic grenade launchers. Terrorists also opened fire from anti-tank grenade launchers near Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol) and Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, Ukrainian positions near Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk) came under machine gun fire. Militants used anti-tank grenade launchers and machine guns to shell Ukrainian positions near Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk) and Valuiske (20km north-east of Luhansk).

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