Over the past day, the militants have carried out 47 shelling attacks on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO), as a result of which two Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and eight injured, the press center of the ATO headquarters has reported.
“The situation in the ATO area has taken a turn for the worse,” ATO HQ said on Facebook.
The Donetsk sector was in the main focus of fire activity of terrorist groups. In particular, Avdiyivka was fired on from tanks, 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns, Butovka from 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns, Verkhniotoretske and Luhanske from mortars of 82 mm caliber, weapons of the infantry combat vehicles and machine guns. Kamyanka, Zaitseve and Pisky were shelled by anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns, Mayorske and Novhorodske from grenade launchers, while Troyitske was attacked with the usage of machine guns and small arms.