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ATO HQ: Russian-terrorist forces made 33 attacks on Ukrainian army, used heavy weapons

On May 24, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action in the Avdiyivka industrial zone, two soldiers were taken prisoners
ATO HQ: Russian-terrorist forces made 33 attacks on Ukrainian army, used heavy weapons

In the Donetsk sector, militants attacked actively in the “hot spots” – Luhanske, Zaitseve, Avdiyivka. Occasionally, occupants used mortars. During the last 24 hours, there were 16 enemy attacks in the sector, including 5 – with the use of heavy weapons, 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 Mariupol sector, invaders carried out a powerful shelling near Krasnohorivka just after midnight. They were firing mortars and infantry fighting vehicles for almost 5 hours, until dawn.

Last night, the ATO forces successfully repelled an enemy storming attempted near Novotroitske. The combat lasted for about an hour. Ukrainian troops have destroyed an enemy infantry fighting vehicle.

Occupants also attacked near Mar’inka, Hranitne and Shyrokyne. In total, there were12 enemy attacks and 1 clash in the Mariupol sector.

In the Luhansk sector, the enemy continues to carry out attacks after dark. Yesterday, they 4 times opened fire in the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska, Sokilnyky and Novozvanivka.

According to military intelligence, 10 enemy UAV reconnaissance flights were detected on the territory along the front line.

During the past day, none of Ukrainian soldiers were killed, 2 were wounded in action in the Avdiyivka industrial zone.

Besides, 2 Ukrainian soldiers were taken prisoners in the Donetsk sector.Currnetly, they are in Donetsk. Ukrainian government and military command make efforts for their release.

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