Militants launched 26 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 26 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Russian-backed militants launched 26 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 26 times. The Ukrainian Armed Forces opened fire on the enemy 16 times. As a result of fighting, one Ukrainian serviceman was wounded," the statement reads.

The tensest situation was observed in Luhansk direction, where the enemy opened fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars on the defenders of Troitske (69km west of Luhansk). Militants also fired at Ukrainian positions near Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk), Novoluhanske (53km north-east of Donetsk), Svitlodarsk (55km north-west of Donetsk) and Zolote (67km north-east of Luhansk), using infantry weapons.

In Donetsk direction, Russian-backed militants used mortars of different calibers, grenade launchers and small arms to launch attacks on the Ukrainian strongholds near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) and Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk).

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