Militants launched 12 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 12 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Russian-backed militants launched 12 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas in last day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

"Over the past day, illegal armed groups violated the ceasefire 12 times. The Ukrainian Armed Forces opened fire on the enemy 9 times. As a result of fighting, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded and another one sustained injury," the statement reads.

In Luhansk direction, terrorists used 120mm mortars to launch attacks on Ukrainian positions near Troitske (69km west of Luhansk). ATO troops also came under enemy fire outside Katerynivka (64km west of Luhansk), Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk). Militants also fired at the outskirts of Popasna (90 km north-west of Luhansk), using weapons on infantry fighting vehicles and heavy machine guns. The small arms were used to shell Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk).

In Donetsk direction, illegal armed formations fired mortars near Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol). In addition, illegal armed formations used grenade launchers and small infantry weapons to launch attacks on Ukrainian strongholds outside Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) and Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk).


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