Militants launched 6 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 6 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Russian-backed militants violated ceasefire in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in eastern Ukraine six times over the past day. 

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

“The enemy violated ceasefire six times over the past day. One serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was killed in mortar shelling,” the report reads.

In Luhansk direction, militants used 120mm mortars to fire at Ukrainian strongholds outside Troitske (69km west of Luhansk). ATO troops near Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk) came under 120mm and 82mm mortar and grenade launcher fire.

In Donetsk direction, illegal armed formations fired 82mm mortars on Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk). In the same area, militants launched provocative attacks by opening mortar fire on Ukrainian positions as well as on the infrastructure of Dokuchaevsk (30km south of Donetsk, “DPR”-controlled).


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