At least five attacks from Russian-backed forces have been reported over the past 24 hours in east Ukraine, ATO (Anti-Terroristic Operation) press center informed.
‘Situation in ATO area remains unstable, although the number of attacks has significantly reduced. Five attacks have been reported today’, - ATO press center reports.
Russian-backed militants shelled Ukrainian Armed Forces near Verkhniotoretske and Novobakhmutovka with 120 mm mortars and Krasnohorivka – from small arms. Near Talakovka, militans attacked Ukrainian forces with small arms and automatic grenade launchers at around 6 a.m.
Near Novotroitske, Russian-backed forces used small arms and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian military.
Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed, eight were injured in ATO area over the past 24 hours.