Militants launched 26 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 26 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Russian-backed militants launched 26 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 Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk), Troitske (69km west of Luhansk), Svitlodarsk (55km north-west of Donetsk), Chermalyk (31km north-east of Mariupol), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Zolote-4 (59km north-west of Luhansk), Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), Novoluhanske (53km north-east of Donetsk), Taramchuk (30km south-west of Donetsk), Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk), Starohnativka (52km south of Donetsk),” the JFO Headquarters press center reports.

Russian-occupation troops fired 100mm artillery, 120mm and 82mm mortars, weapons on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

Militants used 120mm mortars, 100mm artillery and weapons on infantry fighting vehicles to shell Ukrainian positions near Novoluhanske. Defenders of Troitske and Svitlodarsk came under 82mm mortar fire.

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

Today, illegal armed formations have already launched two attacks on Ukrainian troops near Shyrokyne, using heavy machine guns and small arms.

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