TERRORISTS SUFFERED LOSSES AT MARIUPOL AREA, UKRAINE'S DEFENDERS HAVE CAPTURED NEW POSITIONS
A fierce battle took place took place in the vicinity of Mariupol. Two Ukraine's defenders died in action.
"In the morning, two subversive reconnaissance groups of up to 20 militants each attacked Ukrainian positions. Ukrainian troops successfully defeated the attack. “To retaliate, occupants opened massive fire from mortars, cannons and ‘Grad’ multiple rocket launcher systems, firing over 50 mortar rounds, eighty 122 mm and 152 mm shells, and 65 ‘Grad’ missiles. Security cameras recorded one of the ‘Grad’ salvos directly hitting Vodiane,” - reported the ATO press-center.
Marines not only a fitting rebuff to the terrorists, causing them fled, but also managed to took control over the enemy's positions in the area.
"During the counterattack, the positions of the terrorists have been captured, engineering facilities were made for their maintenance," reported the source.
Shortly after, when the marines began evacuating wounded, the terrorists started another attack, which also was repulsed by Ukraine's defenders. Terrorists have lost a tank, 9 dead, 7 wounded.