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40 attacks in ATO last day

The militants attacked the government troops positions in Donbas.

40 attacks in ATO last day

Ukrainian army saw 40 attacks by the Russia-backed separatists in the past 24 hours, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation said 14 June.

"Ninety attacks were launched in the Donetsk sector, 18 in the Mariupol sector and three in the Luhansk sector," the ATO HQ said.

In the Donetsk sector, the enemy fired mortars on the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Leninske, Novhorodske, Opytne, and the town of Avdiyivka. Around midnight, the enemy used heavy artillery systems to shell the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Kamianka and Butivka coal mine.

Militants from the outskirts of the village of Spartak and residential districts of the city of Donetsk. The militants fired heavy machine guns and grenade launchers on the Ukrainian positions near Luhanske, Troyitske, and Avdiyivka.

In the Mariupol sector, the situation was tense near the towns of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka, where the enemy fired from small arms, heavy machine guns, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles and mortars more than 10 times in the last day. Militants also used grenade launchers of various systems and infantry fighting vehicles to shell ATO forces near the villages of Talakivka, Pavlopil, and Slavne. "In the Luhansk sector, the illegal armed groups were trying to provoke our soldiers to fire back near the villages of Novozvanivka and Bohuslavske," the report says.