Russian proxies attack ATO forces 30 times overnight
The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 30 times overnight, including 15 times when they opened fire in the Donetsk sector, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) wrote on Facebook on Thursday.
"The situation remains tense. The militants used infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to attack the towns of Avdiyivka and Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Nevelske and Troitske. They also used mortars in the Artemivsk sector. In addition, the occupiers fired heavy machine guns and small arms on the villages of Luhanske and Zaitseve, as well as the town of Maiorsk, where they used 82mm mortars," the report says.
The pro-Russian mercenaries also fired 82mm mortars on the Ukrainian positions near Troitske, as well as small arms near the villages of Hranitne and Shyrokyne.