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 Ukrainian troops came under 15 attacks today involving portable missile launchers, mortars, - ATO HQ

The Russian occupation forces committed 15 armed provocations against the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) troops today. Ukrainian soldiers were occasionally forced to open retaliation fire to subdue the enemy attacks.

Censor.NET reports citing the latest update by the ATO headquarters press center.

"In Prymorske direction, the enemy fired upon marines deployed near Shyrokyne with man-portable Grad-P missile launchers and small arms. The militants employed anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms against positions of marines on the outskirts of Hnutove and Pavlopil. Our soldiers deployed near Novoselivka Druha were attacked with grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns.

Read more: Pro-Russian militants shelled Ukraine's positions 70 times yesterday, employed mortars, anti-aircraft guns, IFV weapon, - ATO HQ

"The enemy fired upon the defenders of Zaitseve in Donetsk direction with 82 mm mortars, anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms. The defenders of Novhorodske led came under attacks with IFV weapons, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms. The strongpoints near Troitske were shelled with IFV weapons while positions in the vicinity of Pisky village - with an anti-tank grenade launcher.

Read more: One soldier killed, two wounded in Donbas yesterday, - ATO HQ

"In Luhansk direction, the Russian occupation troops employed grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms against defenders of Valuiske. Positions near Krymske village were shelled with automatic grenade launchers," the situation report reads.
 
 
 
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