RPGs, heavy machineguns used in attacks on Maryinka in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

18 enemy attacks reported over the day
20:09, 9 February 2016

The town of Maryinka, Donetsk region, was attacked 8 times over the day, which made it the key flashpoint in the combat area in eastern Ukraine on February 8. The enemy mostly used grenade launchers and large-caliber machineguns, CTO Press Centre reported at Facebook.

Ukrainian outposts near Troitske located on the border of Donetsk and Luhansk region were also fired at from heavy machineguns, an AA gun and an 82 mortar.

The enemy fired at our positions in Pisky and Optyne, Donetsk region. In Avdiivka, militants used an infantry fighting vehicle to attack our emplacements. Near Vodyane village, the mercenaries fired a grenade launcher at our outpost”, reads the message. In total, 18 attacks were reported over the day in the combat area.

Since Monday morning till early hours of February 9, Ukrainian positions in Donbas were attacked 45 times.

As fights continue in Schastya, Luhansk region, Ukrainian troops once again showed their strong spirit and determination, raising the national flag above the town – the part of it controlled by the government troops. The video was taken from Facebook page of Tetyana Rychkova, famous volunteer who works with the Ukrainian army.

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