Donbas: 52 attacks on Ukrainian positions over past 24 hours

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russia-backed militants use mortars and heavy artillery
08:15, 17 August 2016


Most of the attacks traditionally occurred in the vicinities of Donetsk and Mariupol. Enemy’s infantry fighting vehicles opened fire in Novohryhorivka and Maryinka. 152 mm shells landed in Rybynske village; 122 mm artillery fired on Ukrainian emplacements in Chermalyk, Novoselivka and Maryinka.

82 and 120 mm mines hit the positions near Avdiivka, Zaitsevo, Mayorsk and Luhanske. The mercenaries also opened fire from RPGs and heavy machineguns in this area.   

In Luhansk, the enemy attacked Vrubivka, Stanytsia Luhanska, Novoolexandrivka and Popasna. 122 mm artillery, IFVs and grenade launchers were used during attacks.    

Source: anti-terrorist operation's HQ (Facebook)

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