Militants launched 21 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 21 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Russian-backed militants launched 21 attacks, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements four times, on positions of Ukrainian troops in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas in last day.

“Over the past day, the enemy shelled Ukrainian positions outside Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), Zolote (67km north-east of Luhansk), Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk), Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), Novomykhailivka (28km south-west of Donetsk), Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk), Starohnativka (52km south of Donetsk), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol),” the JFO Headquarters press center reports.

Russian-occupation troops fired 120mm and 82mm mortars, weapons on infantry fighting vehicles, anti-tank guided weapons, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. Terrorists launched three attacks on the JFO units near Vodiane using 120mm and 82mm mortars. In addition, illegal armed formations fired 82mm mortars and weapons on infantry fighting vehicles outside Luhanske.

Ukrainian soldiers were neither killed nor wounded in last day. According to the intelligence, four militants were killed, and six more were wounded.

Today, militants have already launched three attacks on Ukrainian troops near Vodiane, Lebedynske and Krymske, using grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

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