Militants launched 24 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 24 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Russian-backed militants launched 24 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 24 times over the past day. As a result of the enemy shelling, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded and two were injured,” the statement reads.

In Luhansk direction, illegal armed formations used 120mm and 82mm mortars and grenade launchers to fire at Ukrainian positions near Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Troitske (69km west of Luhansk), Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk) and Svitlodarsk (55km north-west of Donetsk).

In Donetsk direction, the tensest situation was observed near Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), where Russian-backed militants opened fire from mortars of different calibers and infantry weapons. Militants also used infantry weapons to launch attacks on the defenders of Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol), and Talakivka (20km north-west of Mariupol).


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