Militants launched 52 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Militants launched 52 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 120mm mortars to shell Ukrainian positions near Chermalyk (31km north-east of Mariupol) and Olhinka and used 82mm mortars near Vodiane (35 km south-west of Donetsk). The enemy also fired at ATO troops near Talakivka (20km north-west of Mariupol), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), using small arms and grenade launchers.

In Donetsk direction, the militants shelled Ukrainian troops near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) and Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), using infantry weapons. In addition, illegal armed formations used 120 mm and 82mm mortars, small arms and grenade launchers to fire at Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk), Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk).

In Luhansk direction, militants used 82mm and 152 mm mortars to shell Ukrainian positions near Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), Shchastia (23km north of Luhansk). The enemy attacks were also recorded near Donets, Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk) and Troitske (69km west of Luhansk), where the militants opened fire on the ATO positions from grenade launchers and small arms.

As a result of hostilities over the past day, one soldier of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was killed, and seven soldiers were injured and wounded.