Militants attacked 84 times from mortars, anti-aircraft missiles and heavy machine guns

Situation was most tense in Donetsk direction
08:48, 24 February 2016

Within the previous 24 hours militants increased the number of attacks against Ukrainian forces up to 84, informed ATO press center on Facebook.

Pro-Russian forces attacked 69 times in Donetsk direction. Ukrainian strongholds were shelled from mortars, grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms.

Strongholds near Avdiivka, Pisky, Opytne, Zaitseve, Mayorsk, Pervomaisk and “Butivka” coalmine were shelled from 82mm and 120mm mortars, it is said in the report of the press service.

ATO positions in Opytne were shelled from anti-aircraft missile, in Krasnohorivka – from BMP.

In Mariupol direction militants attacked Talakovka, Chermalyka and Vodyane from mortars.

Shelling subsided around midnight, with occasional attacks from small arms and grenades near Opytne.

Related: Today militants fired Ukrainian positions 33 times, - ATO HQ

Related: Offensive threat still maintained in Donbas, - Intelligence

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