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ATO HQ reports 76 militant attacks on 28 August

The enemy used heavy weapons.

ATO HQ reports 76 militant attacks on 28 August
Photo: Photo: Oleksandr Ratushnyak

Over the past day, Russia-backed militants in Donbas 76 times opened fire on the positions of ATO forces. In particular, 37 attacks took place in the Donetsk, 27 in Mariupol and 12 in Luhansk directions.

In the Donetsk sector, the enemy before dawn was firing heavy artillery of 152 mm caliber in Arkhangelske. In the evening, the enemy fired over a hundred rounds from 122 mm artillery to shell Avdiyivka. In the outskirts of Horlivka, occupiers used mortars, including the banned 120 mm caliber, grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns. The fired over a four dozen shells from tank weaponry.

In the Mariupol direction, the terrorists used 122mm artillery to shell Shyrokyne. Ukrainian servicemen in Marinka, Taramchuk, Krasnohorivka came under mortar, grenade launcher and machine gun fire.

In Luhansk region, the militants used 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns, and small arms to fire at Stanytsia Luhanska.

An enemy sniper worked outside Novoaleksandrivka.

The opposite party used reconnaissance drones.

On Saturday, two Ukrainian soldiers were killed, four wounded in Donbass hostilities.