Russian proxies attack ATO forces 38 times in last day

11:36, 30 January 2016
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The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 38 times in the past 24 hours, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) wrote on Facebook early Saturday.


In the Donetsk sector, the enemy fired small arms and rocket-propelled grenades on the Ukrainian fortified positions in the villages of Pisky, Opytne, the town of Avdiyivka and Butivka coal mine.

The militants fired 82mm and 120mm mortars on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Zaitseve.

"The situation was also tense near the village of Mayorsk, where the enemy used grenade launchers of different systems," the press center said.

In addition, the enemy fired mortars on a fortified position near the village of Hnutove in the Mariupol sector.

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