Militants launched 57 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 57 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Russian-backed militants launched 57 attacks, including 12 from heavy weapons, on positions of Ukrainian troops in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas in last day.

“Russian-occupation forces used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, small arms and sometimes weapons on infantry fighting vehicles and anti-tank guided missile to fire on the defenders of Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Novotoshkivske (53km north-west of Luhansk), Zolote (67km north-east of Luhansk), Svitlodarsk (55km north-west of Donetsk), Novoluhanske (53km north-east of Donetsk), Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Mykolaivka (75km north-west of Luhansk), Pivdenne (40km north-east of Donetsk), Mayorske (45km north of Donetsk), Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk), Chermalyk (31km north-east of Mariupol), Novomykhailivka (28km south-west of Donetsk) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol). Ukrainian positions near Hnutove came under 122mm artillery fire. The enemy shelled JFO units outside Krymske, Luhanske, Mayorske, Zaitseve, Vodiane, Hnutove and Lebedynske, using 120mm and 82mm mortars. A pair of snipers was detected near Mykolaivka,” the JFO Headquarters press center reports.

Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in shelling in last day. According to the intelligence, one militant was killed and another six were wounded.

Today, militants have already opened fire eight times on Ukrainian troops near Krymske, Novotoshkivske, Troitske, Vodiane, Lebedynske and Shyrokyne. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded.

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