Militants launched 38 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 38 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Militants launched 38 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

In Mariupol direction, militants used heavy machine guns and grenade launchers to shell Ukrainian positions near Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol).

The tensest situation was observed in Donetsk direction, where illegal armed formations fired at ATO troops near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), using grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Ukrainian strongholds also came under grenade launcher fire near Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk) and Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, Russian-backed militants launched attacks on Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), using small arms and grenade launchers.

Three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded as a result of the fighting.

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