July 16, 2014
Today at 5 am terrorists began a massive attack at the positions of of the National Guard forces in Donetsk region.
This is informed in the report of the press service of the National Guard.
There were shellings at the checkpoint of the National Guard forces near the village of Marynivka using tanks, mortars and antitank guided missiles. The firing lasted for more that hour. The National Guard forces repelled and began to attack terrorists, which retreated to Stepanivka as the result’, – it is said in the report.
There are 3 wounded soldiers of the National Guard. The infrastructure of the village of Marynivka was greatly damaged in the course of bombardment. At the moment the fighting continues in the area of the settlement of Tarany where terrorists continue to attack the National Guard forces. The attack is conducted from the side of Saur Mogyla and Stepanivka. The firing at the positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces is carried out using mortars, tanks and antitank guided missiles.
One soldier of the National Guard is wounded. The losses among terrorists are being specified.