Militants launched 50 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 50 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Russian-backed militants launched 50 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation area in Donbas in last day. The situation remained tense but controlled.

This is reported by the Joint Forces Operation Headquarters press center.

"Russian-occupation troops violated the Minsk agreements 50 times over the past day, including 19 times with the use of heavy weapons," the report reads.

Russian-terrorist forces again fired 120mm mortar at the village of Zaitseve in Donetsk region. 

The armed hostilities were particularly active in Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), Troitske (69km west of Luhansk) and Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk).

In Donetsk direction, the combat activity is round the clock near Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk), Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk), Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk) and Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk).

The active defensive actions of the units of the Joint Forces Operation were also conducted in the areas of Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol).

As the Headquarters noted, three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded. They were immediately taken to a hospital, where they received medical assistance.


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