Russian proxies attack ATO forces 36 times overnight
The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 36 times overnight, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) wrote on Facebook on Friday.
"As before, the vast majority of militant attacks were focused in the Donetsk sector. 30 out of 36 attacks on the towns of Maryinka and Avdiyivka were carried out with the use of grenade launchers, anti-aircraft guns, heavy machine guns and small arms, as well as the villages of Novhorodske, Opytne and Pisky," the report says.
The militants fired heavy machine guns and small arms on the villages of Zaitseve and Luhanske, as well as anti-aircraft guns on the village of Novotoshkivske in the direction of Artemivsk.
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From 21:34 to 22:15 Kyiv time, the terrorists fired multiple rocket launchers twice on Krasnohorivka from the village of Staromykhailivka. In general, four rockets hit the settlement.