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ATO HQ report: Russia-militant forces made 39 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas

Last night the situation in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in eastern Ukraine slightly improved. A number of enemy attacks significantly reduced.
ATO HQ report: Russia-militant forces made 39 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas

During the past day of hostilities, three Ukrainian servicemen were wounded in action, according to 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 Luhansk sector of the ATO area it was completely calm yesterday.

In the sector the Wednesday began tensely. After 1 am occupants opened artillery fire on Avdiyivka industrial zone and Butivka coal mine.

Also, during the day the enemy repeatedly fired mortars in Avdiyivka town and Nevelske village. In general, active hostilities took place on the section of the front line of Novoselivka Druha – Avdiyivka – Pisky. Also, skirmish took place in Luhanske and Zaitseve villages, but it was much calmer.

In total, there were 17 enemy attacks in the Donetsk sector, including 7 – with use of heavy weapons.

In the Mariupolsector, fighting took place mostly in Krasnohorivka, Mar’inka and Shyrokyne villages.

In particular, from 1 to 3 am Russia-militant forces conducted a powerful mortar shelling on the ATO positions on the front line between Krasnohorivka and Mar’inka. Between 2 and 7 pm, it was almost calm – militants only twice opened fire. But in the evening fighting intensified again. The enemy did not use heavy weapons, but a significant number of attacks were long lasting. That is why Ukrainian forces have repeatedly opened fire in response.

In total, there were 22 enemy attacks, including 4 – with heavy weapons, in the Mariupol sector.

Also, in Donetsk and Mariupol regions it was recorded 4 flights of enemy drones.

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