Militants launched 16 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 16 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Russian-backed militants launched 16 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 16 times over the past day. As a result of the enemy shelling, Ukrainian soldiers were neither killed nor wounded,” the statement reads.

In Luhansk direction, the tensest situation was observed in Svitlodarsk area, where Russian-backed militants opened fire from rockets on Ukrainian positions. Illegal armed formations used mortars, machine guns and grenade launchers to fire at Ukrainian positions near Travneve, Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Novoluhanske (53km north-east of Donetsk) and Lozove(13km west of Donetsk).

In other key direction of our defense, the situation was relatively calm in the evening.


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