Militants launched 20 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 20 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 20 attacks, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements five 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), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Orikhove (75km north of Luhansk), Shumy (50km north of Donetsk), Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Travneve (51km north-east of Donetsk), Pivdenne (40km north-east of Donetsk),and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol),” reads the report of the JFO Headquarters press center.

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

The JFO positions near Luhanske came under 120mm mortar fire, while the strongholds outside Krymske, Orikhove and Travneve came under 82mm mortar fire.

Three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in last day.

Today, Russian-occupation troops have already launched four attacks on Ukrainian positions near Krymske, Orikhove, Vodiane and Hnutove, using grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded.


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