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ATO latest news: militants continued provocations and shellings, 1 Ukrainian soldier killed

During November 24, militants continued provocations and shellings, 1 Ukrainian soldier was killed, eight soldiers were wounded
ATO latest news: militants continued provocations and shellings, 1 Ukrainian soldier killed

During Tuesday, militants fired at the positions of ATO forces from small arms, grenade launchers, 82-mm and 120-mm mortars, anti-aircraft installation ZU-23-2 and AFV weapons, Joinfo.ua reports with the reference to Information center of National Security Council.

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Most of the time they conducted active shelling at the positions of Ukrainian troops on Donetsk direction. They fired from anti-aircraft installations and grenade launchers at the strongholds of ATO forces near Pisky, Opytne, Avdiyivka. Near Mar’inka the militants, under the cover of a few 82 mm mortars, tried to conduct sniper fire.

Near Donetsk airport territory, militants fired on positions of ATO forces from 4 units of armored combat vehicles. They fire from the disguised positions, and then withdrew ACVs quickly from the front line.

From small arms (including heavy machine gun), grenade launchers and 82-mm mortars, militants fired on positions of ATO forces near Shchastya and Luganske. In these areas, as well as in the southern direction from Donetsk, it was detected activity of hostile infantry at the forefront.

Also, the militants did not stop shelling at the ​​northern and north-western outskirts of Horlivka (Mayoske, Shumy, Novgorodske, Zaitseve), also they shoot from grenade launchers and 82 mm mortars at the front positions of ATO forces. Several groups of hostile infantry (up to 20 people each) fired from AGS-17, RPG and LNG from a neutral zone.

Militants shelled from 120-mm mortars and heavy grenade launchers from the direction of Staromykhailivka at the positions of ATO forces northeast of Krasnohorivka.

According to data of the National Security Council, during November 24, one Ukrainian soldier was killed, eight were injured.