Militants launched a may powerful attacks

Units of Russian occupation troops continue provocative attacks of positions of forces ATO. Since the beginning of the day, the enemy 25 times opened fire on strong points of the Ukrainian defenders.

This is stated in the summary of the press center of staff ATO 18.00 may 1, 2017.

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“On the seaside direction, the positions near Pavlopol the enemy fired from 120-millimetre mortars, grenade launchers, machine guns, large-caliber and small arms. Mortars caliber 82 mm, the enemy hit the strong points close to Marinka. 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems and machine guns of large calibers division of Russian occupation troops used on Oboronna Krasnogorovka, and grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine guns – the defenders of the settlements of Gnutovo, Talakovka, Shirokino and Water. In Pavlopol acted enemy snipers,” reads the summary.

On Donetsk the direction, fire from anti-tank missiles, grenade launchers and small arms enemy covered positions near Luhansk. From APCS, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns the enemy fired at the defenders Verhneuralskogo and rocket-propelled grenades of different systems and small arms – Oborona Novgorod, Avdeevka, Zaytsevy and the mine Butovka.

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On Lugansk the direction from automatic grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns the enemy fired at positions near Novozvanovka.

“In some cases, where there is an immediate threat to life and health of servicemen, the commanders made decisions on the adequate opening fire in response,” – said the headquarters of ATO.

Since the beginning of the day, five soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were injured.