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 Russian militants make another attempt to storm positions near Avdiivka, attack rebuffed, battle continues, - ATO Staff

In the morning of Feb. 1, militants again attempted to break through Ukrainian positions on the outskirts of Avdiivka. The attack failed.

Censor.NET reports citing the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) press center.

"Today, Russian occupation forces continued attacks on Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka. The enemy employed BM-21 Grad rocket systems, 152 mm artillery, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. Occupants attempted to storm our positions at night. The attack failed. The enemy retreated.

"At 7 a.m., 30 men strong Russian troops undertook another assault attempt. The enemy was stopped, but the battle continues. More information to follow," the report says.

Read more: Russia launched large-scale military invasion of Ukraine, - Hroisman on Avdiivka shelling

As previously reported, 86 attacks on ATO forces positions were registered on Jan. 31. One Ukrainian soldier was killed, nine wounded, nine traumatized.
 
 
 
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