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

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

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Russian-backed militants launched six attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

As noted, militants violated ceasefire outside Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), using heavy machine guns and small arms. In the area of Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk), terrorists opened fire from 82mm mortars and infantry weapons on positions of Ukrainian defenders.

Russian-backed militants also used 82mm mortars, weapons on infantry combat vehicles, grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms to launch attacks on Ukrainian strongholds near Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol). In addition, the enemy used infantry weapons to fire at ATO troops outside Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk).

As a result of enemy shelling, two Ukrainian servicemen were slightly wounded.

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