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Militants launch 29 attacks at ATO positions in Donbas

The ceasefire 20 times breached in the Mariupol sector.

Militants launch 29 attacks at ATO positions in Donbas
Photo: Photo: news.bigmir.net

Over the past day, the Russia-backed militants 29 times opened fire on the positions of Ukrainian military in the zone of the antiterrorist operation in Donbass, the ATO press center reported on Facebook on Tuesday, 18 October.

In the Mariupol sector, the ceasefire was breached 20 times. In the areas of Shyrokyno, Vodyane, and Lebedynske, terrorists used 122-mm artillery and 120- and 82- mm mortars. The militants fired mortars and IFV weapons at Talakivka, and rocket-propelled grenades and small arms in the area of Krasnohorivka.

The Luhansk sector saw six provocations against the ATO forces.

"The enemy continued shelling Stanytsya Luhanska from 82-mm mortars. In the vicinity of Novooleksandrivka, Zolote and Golden Orikhove, the invaders used grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms," the report says.

In the Donetsk sector, terrorists three times broke the silence mode. In Verhnyotoretske, Ukrainian soldiers were shelled from 82-mm mortars, while in Luhanske and Avdiyiyvka the militants used IFV-mounted weapons, grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small firearms.

In the past days, one Ukrainian soldier was killed and seven were wounded in action.