Militants launched 34 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 34 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 34 attacks, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements eight times, on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.

“Russian-occupation troops fired on the defenders of Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk), Novotoshkivske (53km north-west of Luhansk), Orikhove (75km north of Luhansk), Katerynivka (64km west of Luhansk), Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk), Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk), Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), Bohdanivka (41km south-west of Donetsk), Starohnativka (52km south of Donetsk), Chermalyk (31km north-east of Mariupol), Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol),” reads the report of the JFO Headquarters press center.

The enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars, weapons on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to shell Ukrainian troops.

Ukrainian positions near Orikhove came under 120mm and 82mm mortars, defenders of Krymske – under 82mm mortar fire. The invaders also opened mortar fire on the JFO strongholds outside Novotoshkivske, Luhanske, Starohnativka and Lebedynske. The defenders of Luhanske and Hnutove came under fire from weapons on infantry fighting vehicles.

One Ukrainian soldier was killed, another two were wounded in military operations last day. According to the intelligence, three militants were killed and three more were wounded in last day.

Today, Russian-occupation troops have already launched two attacks on Ukrainian positions, including from the banned weaponry. The militants shelled Ukrainian troops near Krymske, using 120mm mortars. Defenders of Vodiane came under heavy machine gun and small arms fire.


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