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

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

Russian-backed militants launched nine attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in Donbas over the past day. 

This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

In Luhansk direction, illegal armed formations fired weapons on infantry combat vehicles, grenade launchers of different types, heavy machine guns and small arms outside Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk).

In Donetsk direction, militants shelled Ukrainian positions near Talakivka (20km north-west of Mariupol), using 120mm and 82mm mortars and weapons on infantry combat vehicles. The enemy shooting from mortars of different calibers was also recorded outside Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) and Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk). In addition, Russian-backed militants violated ceasefire in the suburbs of Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk).

No casualties among Ukrainian troops were reported.


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