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 Ukrainian forces’ positions came under 45 militants’ attacks yesterday, - Staff

The Russian terrorists continue firing upon positions of the Ukrainian troops in all directions of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in violation of the cease-fire deal.

Censor.NET reports citing the latest update by the ATO Staff press center as of Dec. 29, 2016.

The statement reads: "The number of attacks committed by the enemy snipers sharply increased in all three directions. Such assaults were carried out on the outskirts of Hnutove, Vodiane, Talakivka, Novozvanivka and Avdiivka. 45 attacks were recorded totally over the past 24-hour period

Read more: Militants mortared Krasnohorivka, Malynove, Balka Krutenka, - ATO Staff

"The militants mortared Krasnohorivka and Talakivka in Mariupol direction. Shyrokyne, Starohnativka, Talakivka, Pavlopil, Hnutove and Vodiane were fired upon with grenade launchers and small arms.

"Positions in the vicinity of Luhanske, Troitske, Zaitseve, Verkhniotoretske, Avdiivka and Kruta Balka in Donetsk direction were shelled with grenade launchers and mortars.

Read more: Troitske comes under shelling, has experienced water, power outage for 10 days, - OSCE

"Malynove village in Luhansk direction came under militants' mortar strike. Balka Kruten'ka, Novozvanivka and Stanytsia Luhanska were shelled with grenade launchers," the situation report reads.
   
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