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 70 militants’ attacks reported yesterday. Two militant’s subversive units stopped near Marinka, - ATO press service

The militants have intensified attacks in all sectors of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area. It was reported about 70 militants’ attacks at Ukrainian soldiers over the past 24 hours. Moreover, the terrorists actively used 120-mm and 152-mm guns banned by the Minsk agreements.

Censor.NET reports citing the ATO press center.

According to the report, Donetsk sector was the hottest spot of the area. Large-caliber guns and mortars were used by militants at Avdiivka and Pisky. Troitske was fired from banned 120-mm guns. Horlivka area was fired from machine guns, grenade launchers of various systems, and small arms. Militants' IFVs were spotted near Nyzhnie Lozove. A militants' sniper was reported near Maiorsk and Svitlodarsk.

Read more: 'DPR' members threatened SMM observers near Lukove - OSCE

According to the Staff, the militants mortared Vodiane, Krasnohorivka and Marinka in the Mariupol sector. A militants' APC was spotted near Krasnohorivka, while Shyrokyne, Hranite and Talakivka strongholds were fired from mortars, heavy machine guns, grenade launchers, and small arms.

Two militants' subversive units attempted to breach the demarcation line in the area of Marinka at about 7 p.m.. Ukrainian soldiers repulsed the attack and forced the militants to retreat. Eight militants were eliminated. There are no losses among the Ukrainian soldiers.

Read more: АТО forces eliminated two and wounded four militants in Donbas, - Defense Ministry

The militants violated the cease-fire in the Luhansk sector after dark. Krymske and Novooleksandrivka were fired upon from an APC weapon, 122-mm guns, 82-mm and 120-mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. A militants' sniper was spotted in the area. Kosharna and Novozvanivka were fired at from mortars and machine guns.

 
 
 
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