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ATO headquarters: militants intensified shelling in Luhansk region, 5 Ukrainian soldiers wounded

According to the information of the Anti Terrorist Operation headquarters, militants actively use mortars. Most of the attacks – 22 - were in the Mariupol sector
ATO headquarters: militants intensified shelling in Luhansk region, 5 Ukrainian soldiers wounded

On April 26, militants conducted 6 attacks on strongholds of the ATO forces all along the front line in the Luhansk sector. In particular, over the past day they fired near Stanytsia Luhanska, Schastia, Triohizbenka and Popasna, said the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues Colonel Andriy Lysenko at the briefing in the Information Center of the Ukraine’s National Security Service, Joinfo.ua reports.

In the Donetsk sector, the ATO forces repulsed an attack of a subversive group near Avdiyivka early morning.  In addition, militants conducted 2 attacks near Luhanske and Avdiyivka. Occupiers were actively using mortars. Over the past day they fired about 50 shells.

The highest number of attacks militants made in the Mariupol sector. They carried out 22 attacks on strongholds of the Ukrainian army near Mar’inka, at the intersection of the front line with the Donetsk – Mariupol road, near Hranitne, Pavlopil, Shyrokyne. The insurgents used armored vehicles (BMP), mortars and snipers.

According to Colonel Lysenko, yesterday no one of the Ukrainian troops was killed, 5 soldiers were wounded in action.

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