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ATO latest news: militants continued shellings, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded

On December 20, militants continued shellings and armed provocations, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in a combat
ATO latest news: militants continued shellings, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded

Yesterday in Luhansk region of the ATO area, militants carried out two shellings from 120-mm mortar launcher near Stanytsya Luhanska. Both lasted about 20 minutes and were unsighted. Near village of Troitske (near Popasna) militants held a brief combat with the ATO forces. This information was announced today by the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues Colonel Andriy Lysenko at the daily briefing in the Information-Analytic Center of NSDC.

On Donetsk direction: yesterday it was relatively calm in the area of Svitlodarsk, just a few short provocations with PTKR, grenade launchers and small arms were recorded. On the northern outskirts of Horlivka the situation somewhat strained: in addition to a series of provocations, there was shelling from 82-mm mortar launcher near Zaitseve. In Novgorodske, pro-Russian snipers were shootins during the day. The fire from other weapons, including the weapons of infantry armored vehicles, was recorded.

On the western outskirts of Donetsk the situation did not change, hostile attacks continued along the front line from Avdiyivka to Mar’inka. Heavy arms were not applied.

On Mariupol direction, militants used the heavy weapons (tank and several times – 82-mm mortar launcher) near Krasnohorivka. Both attacks were carried out near Staromykhailivka and lasted about 5 minutes. Also, the mercenaries broke the silence, shooting sightedly from small arms in Hranitne.

During the last day none of Ukrainian soldiers died in hostilities, but two soldiers were wounded.