Donbas militants attack Ukraine 24 times in last day

6.10.2017 р., 16:05

Russia's hybrid military forces have attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 24 times over the past 24 hours; during 17 shelling attacks, the Ukrainian military responded to the enemy from weapons not banned by peace agreements, as a result of military operations, there are no losses among the Ukrainian army, the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters has reported.

"Just as in the previous several days, the enemy was most active in the Donetsk sector," the ATO staff said on october 6 morning.

In the evening hours and overnight, militants fired heavy machine guns and grenade launchers twice on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Mayorske and Opytne. The invaders also used the same types of weapons near Butovka coal mine. Furthermore, they opened fire from infantry fighting vehicles near the village of Zaitseve.

In the Luhansk sector, the Russian occupation forces fired 82mm mortars twice on the defenders of the village of Lobacheve. The Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska, Valuiske and Krymske came under fire from anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms.

In the Mariupol sector, the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Shyrokyne, Pavlopil and Vodiane were attacked with grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. In addition to this weapon, the enemy also used infantry fighting vehicles near the village of Berezove.

Donbas militants attack Ukraine 24 times in last day

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