Militants launched 35 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 35 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Russian-backed militants launched 35 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.

“The enemy violated ceasefire in ATO area 35 times over the past day. As a result of the enemy shelling, four Ukrainian soldiers were injured, one soldier was wounded,” the statement reads.

In Luhansk direction, illegal armed formations used infantry weapons and mortars of various types to fire at Ukrainian positions near Travneve, Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), Novotoshkivske (53km north-west of Luhansk), Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk) and Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk).

In Donetsk direction, Russian-backed militants launched attacks on Ukrainian strongholds outside Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), using mortars and infantry weapons. The enemy used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to fire at Ukrainian troops near Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk) and Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk). The defenders of Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk) came under mortar, grenade launcher and small arms fire.

In Mariupol direction, the enemy used small arms to shell Starohnativka.


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