Today pro-Russian illegal armed groups attacked Ukrainian forces 40 times, informed ATO press center on Facebook.
34 attacks were reported in Donetsk direction, 5 – in Mariupol direction and 1 – in Luhansk direction.
“The situation remains tense in Avdiivka, where pro-Russian militants used mortars, grenades, tanks and 122 mm weapons to attack ATO forces”, - it is said in the report.
Militants shelled Ukrainian strongholds near Zaitseve and Mayorsk from mortars, grenades and small arms. Pisky, Novosiolovka, Novhorodske and Troitske were shelled from grenades and mortars.
In Mariupol direction terrorists attacked ATO strongholds near Hnutove from a mortar, near Maryinka and Vodyane – from grenades and heavy machine guns.