Militants launched 13 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 13 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Russian-backed militants launched 13 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 122mm artillery, mortars, grenade launchers and small arms near Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk). According to preliminary information, several shells exploded on the outskirts of this frontline village and damaged the property of local residents. In addition, the enemy used 152mm artillery to shell the outskirts of Pidlisne village. Militants also launched attacks on Ukrainian strongholds outside Troitske (69km west of Luhansk), using 120mm mortars and weapons on infantry combat vehicles.

Moreover, the aggressor forces launched provocative attacks on Ukrainian troops near Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), Novhorodske (34km north of Donetsk) and Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), using grenade launchers of different types and small arms.

In Donetsk direction, ATO troops came under 120mm mortar, grenade launcher and small arms fire outside Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk)

No casualties among Ukrainian troops were reported.


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