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 Ukrainian Soldiers Prevented Terrorist Group’s Breakthrough in Donetsk Region - ATO Press-Center

The illegal armed groups repeatedly stormed the Ukrainian troops’ positions in the Donetsk airport today.

The insurgents, supported by two tanks tried to break through defense of the strategic facility during the attack, Censor.NET informs citing the ATO press-center.

Ukrainian detachments got under fire assaults in the area of Nikishyne and Chornukhyne villages. The militants were shelling our positions in the area of Shchastia, Smile, Trudovske, Novoorlivka, Ridkodub, Nevelske and Hostra Mohyla Mound.

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"The Ukrainian troops prevented a breakthrough of a sabotage and reconnaissance group near Starohnativka village (Telmanovskii district of the Donetsk region - Ed.). Sixteen militants were forced to retreat under cover of mortar shelling. The militants shelled our position at the Donetsk airport using four tanks and AA-mounts ZU-23-2 in the afternoon and stormed the stronghold near Nevelske. The situation near Mariupol is stable and controlled by the ATO forces for several days already," the press center said.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n305332