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Militants wage 44 attacks on ATO forces in Donbas

The terrorists have been active on all fronts.

Militants wage 44 attacks on ATO forces in Donbas
Photo: Photo: Max Levin

In the past day, Donbas militants waged 44 attacks on the positions of Ukrainian army in the zone of the antiterrorist operation in Donbass, ATO headquarters reported on Facebook 3 December.

In the Luhansk sector, Russia-backed militants fired mortars on Novooleksandrivka, Balka Kosharna and Krymske and used rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns in the areas of Lobachyove, Novozvanivka, Malynove. Novotoshkivske, Balka Kosharna were shelled from 120 mm mortars. Stanytsya Luhanska was under fire of rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns. An enemy sniper was active in the area.

In the Mariupol sector, Shyrokyne and Berdyanske was shelled from 152- and 122-mm artillery. Mortars, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles weapons and small arms were used in the areas of the villages of Shyrokyne, Vodyane , Novohrihorivka, Mariyinka, Novomyhaylivka and Pavlopil. Bohdanivka and Mariiynka were under sniper fire.

In the Donetsk sector, the separatists shelled Novhorodske, Avdiyivka, Luhanske and Verhnyotoretske from mortars and fired rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms at Luhanske and Kirove.

On 1 December, one Ukrainian soldier has committed a serious crime and defected to the separatist side in the hope to avoid punishment.