Militants launched 33 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 33 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Russian-backed militants launched 33 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 33 times. The Ukrainian Armed Forces opened fire on the enemy 24 times. As a result of fighting, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded," the statement reads.

In Donetsk direction, militants used 82mm mortars and grenade launchers to fire at the defenders of Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk). ATO troops also came under heavy machine gun fire outside Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, illegal armed formations fired mortars on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Katerynivka (64km west of Luhansk). The enemy also used weapons on infantry fighting vehicles outside   Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk) and Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk).

In Mariupol direction, Ukrainian positions came under 120mm mortar fire near Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) and Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol).


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