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

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

Russian-backed militants launched eight 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 120mm mortars near the village of Troitske (69km west of Luhansk). Militants also violated ceasefire outside Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk), using small arms.

In Donetsk direction, the enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms to shell Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk). Militants also opened fire from 82mm mortars and weapons on infantry combat vehicles outside Bohdanivka (41km south-west of Donetsk).

As a result of the enemy attacks, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and another two were wounded.


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