Militants launched 19 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 19 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Russian-backed militants launched 19 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 19 times. The Ukrainian Armed Forces opened fire on the enemy 13 times. As a result of fighting, one Ukrainian soldier was killed, one was wounded and two more sustained injuries," the statement reads.

In Donetsk direction, illegal armed formations used anti-tank grenade launchers to shell Ukrainian positions near Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk).

In Mariupol direction, militants opened fire from 120 mm and 82mm mortars and weapons on infantry fighting vehicles on the defenders of Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol).

In Luhansk direction, Russian-backed militants fired at positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine outside Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk) and  Katerynivka (64km west of Luhansk), using infantry weapons.


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