Militants launched 39 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 39 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Russian-backed militants continue to violate the Easter ceasefire. The aggressor launched 39 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 Donetsk direction, terrorists fired 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, sniper and small arms at the defenders of Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk). Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk and Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol) came under grenade launcher, heavy machine gun and small arms fire. The enemy also used grenade launchers near Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) and Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), weapons on infantry combat vehicles – near Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), heavy machine guns – outside Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk) and Hnutove, sniper and small arms – in  Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol). ATO troops near Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Hnutove and Nevelske (18km north-west of Donetsk) came under small arms fire.

In Luhansk direction, militants used small arms to shell Ukrainian strongholds outside Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk) and the Donets station.

No casualties were reported as a result of the enemy attacks in last day.


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