Militants tried to storm the Armed Forces stronghold, - ATO HQ

Source : 112 Ukraine

Illegal formations continue using sniper's fire and heavy artillery
20:04, 26 March 2016


Militants of illegal armed formations tried to storm the position of one of the ATO strongholds near Nizhnieteple in Lugansk region using small arms, reported the press center of the ATO headquarters on  Facebook.

"Thanks to the coordinated actions and instant reaction of Armed Forces of Ukraine members, who immediately returned fire, the enemy's plans were thwarted," - noted in the press center.

Earlier we reported that militants shelled Ukrainian positions 39 times

In general, in the Eastern Ukraine 16 attacks on the Armed Forces of Ukraine positions using cannon artillery of 122 mm caliber were registered over the day.

"At the Mariupol direction near Maryinka, the enemy sniper fired on our position”, - reported ATO HQ. Ukrainian military opened fire in response.

Related: Militants block OSCE mission near Mariupol in Donbas

Related: Donbas: Militants attacked ATO positions 52 times, - press center

Related: During the day militants shelled Opytne, Pisky and Mariynka

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