Militants launched 46 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 46 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Ukrinform
Russian-backed militants launched 46 attacks, including ten 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, 152mm and 122mm artillery and mortars to fire on the defenders of Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Mayorske (45km north of Donetsk), Troitske (69km west of Luhansk), Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk), Zolote (67km north-east of Luhansk), Svitlodarsk (55km north-west of Donetsk), Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), Chermalyk (31km north-east of Mariupol) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol). Ukrainian positions near Krymske, Mayorske, Zaitseve, Chermalyk, Lebedynske and Vodiane came under mortar fire,” the JFO Headquarters press center reports.

One Ukrainian soldier was killed, three more were wounded in shelling in last day.

Today, militants have already opened fire twice on Ukrainian troops near Novozvanivka and Marinka.

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