In the area of Anti-Terrorist Operation in the eastern Ukraine pro-Russian militants fired on the Ukrainian positions 55 times in the past 24 hours, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the press service of the ATO headquarters.
Militants fired small arms, mortars and grenade launchers 22 times on the strongholds of the ATO forces in Mar’inka. They fired an anti-aircraft gun on the Mar’inka checkpoint. A sniper was also shooting there.
Militants also fired small arms and grenade launchers of various systems on Ukrainian positions in the villages of Pisky, Opytne, also in Avdiyivka, Mayorsk and Novhorodske. In addition, insurgents opened fire with mortars on the ATO forces’ strong points in the village of Zaytseve
The Russia-backed mercenaries fired small arms and infantry fighting vehicle (BMP) on the Ukrainian fortifications in the villages of Starohnativka and Luhanske.
In Luhansk region of the ATO area militants fired with small arms, mortars and grenade launchers on the Ukrainian positions near Bohuslavske.