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Illegal armed groups attacked Ukrainian troops in all sectors of Anti Terrorist Operation area

On May 5, militants used small arms, grenade launchers, mortars and snipers to attack the ATO forces along the entire contact line in eastern Ukraine
Illegal armed groups attacked Ukrainian troops in all sectors of Anti Terrorist Operation area

In the Luhansk sector, militants intensified shelling on positions of the ATO forces. They made three armed provocation using grenade launchers and heavy machine guns near Novooleksandrivka, 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, illegal armed groups fired grenade launchers and small arms on Ukrainian positions near Avdiyivka.

In the Mariupol sector, militants made the biggest number of attacks. Thus, militants based in the occupied Dokuchayivsk, blatantly violated the Minsk agreements, using 120mm mortars for shelling on positions of the ATO forces near Novotroitske. They also carried out several attacks with grenade launchers and small arms. The situation was difficult near Mar’inka, where Russian mercenaries used small arms and snipers.

During the past day of hostilities, no one of Ukrainian soldiers was killed, but one was wounded in action.

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