Russia-backed militants almost broke through Ukrainian positions in Novotroitske, Donetsk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

Mercenaries stormed the emplacements but were forced to retreat
08:59, 25 May 2016


33 attacks have taken place over the last 24 hours in war-torn eastern Ukraine, anti-terrorist operation press centre reported. Last night, the militants tried to overrun the defenses of Ukrainian troops near Novotroitske, Donetsk region. “APCs, snipers and fighters with grenade launchers opened covering fire as enemy tried to storm the Ukrainian positions. The enemy retreated after the Ukrainian soldiers returned fire and destroyed one of the APCs”, reads the message. 

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