Ukraine sees over 50 militant attacks on its positions in last day

19.02.2016 р., 14:10

The Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters said there were 55 attacks by the militants from the self-proclaimed Donbas republics, eastern Ukraine during last day,  including 22 shelling incidents near the town of Maryinka.The enemy conducted 22 precision attacks by use of mortars, grenade launchers, and small arms on ATO forces' strongholds in Maryinka.A sniper and an air defense launcher from the militants attacked the Maryinka checkpoint.

Ukrainian army positions came under attack from small arms, and various types of grenade launchers, in Pisky, Opytne, Avdiyivka, Mayorsk and Novhorodske. The militants fired a mortar on the Ukrainian stronghold in Zaitseve.The militants fired small arms and infantry combat vehicle weapons on Ukrainian fortifications in Starohnativka and Luhanske.In the Luhansk sector, Ukraine positions were attacked by mortars, small arms and grenade launchers near Bohuslavske.

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