ATO forces «reassured» militants in Luhansk direction

Six members of the Armed forces of Ukraine were wounded and injured in the zone of the antiterrorist operation in the East of the country over the past day killed there. On this day, 8 February, said the speaker of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on ATO Alexander Motuzyanik.

On the Lugansk direction the enemy continues to use heavy weaponry, particularly in the Crimean and Popasnaya – mortars and guns. Only on the Ukrainian positions were fired 50 mortars and 90 artillery shells.

«ATO forces were forced to fire in response», — said the speaker of the defense Ministry.

In addition, the provocations were recorded in the Village of Lugansk and Novotoshkovka. Just a day in this area recorded 19 armed provocations, 9 of them with heavy weapons.

In the direction of Donetsk on Tuesday, the situation has deteriorated across the front line. On the arc Svetlodarsk, Russian Federation, Novgorod and Verhnetoretskom militants have used mortars and armored vehicles. In Avdiivka occupants about 6 hours fired on positions of ATO forces with mortars and tanks. Unrest was also in the Sand and Experienced. Just a day in the direction of Donetsk recorded 42 fire, half of them with heavy weapons.

On the Mariupol direction, in Gnutovo, militants fired mortars and artillery at several Ukrainian strongholds. Only the positions of ATO forces were fired about 100 mines and artillery shells. Just a day on the Mariupol direction was recorded 28 attacks, 6 of them with heavy weapons.

We will remind, on January 29 it was reported that the Russian occupation of hybrid armed groups have carried out assault operations in the area of Avdeyevka industrial area to seize positions of Ukrainian Armed forces and that both sides suffered serious losses.

As a result of the shelling of Avdeevka remained without power, electricity and heat.

In gorodechnyi a state of emergency.

Rescuers urgently transferred to the plant ancillary equipment, generators and field kitchens. Avdiivka coke (APS), the largest in Europe coke-chemical plant, stopped work after the attacks due to the loss of power, managed to maintain an Autonomous electricity generation at the plant and provide heating of the Avdeevka coke-oven gas.

Thus from-for attacks of teams of electricians for a long time could not enter the area of damage to power lines. The lights in Avdeevka returned only on February 5.

On January 31 the Russian occupation forces continued unsuccessful attack using artillery and mortars.

February 1 ATO forces repulsed several attacks of militants.

2-4 February did not stop massive shelling and attacks invaders.

It was reported that illegal armed formation «Somalia» lost in the area of Avdeevka, about 40% of the personnel.

In addition, under Avdeevka eliminated the terrorist named Consul.


24 Dec 2016 occupiers tore another agreement about the mode of silence in the Donbass. Before this several days of fierce fighting on the arc Svetlodarsk. Also forces ATO entered in Novoluganskoe, and installed a roadblock.

Dec 28, ATO forces repelled the attack of the hybrid Russian-occupation armed groups near the Cool Beam.

On 30 December the Ukrainian military repelled two attacks of the enemy near Popasnaya.

January 9, 2017 Ukraine’s Armed forces repelled an attack by saboteurs near Taramchuk.

ATO forces «reassured» militants in Luhansk direction 08.02.2017

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