ATO press center states about brazen violation of the Minsk talks: Russian backed militants fire with the self-propelled multiple rocket launcher system BM-27 Uragan of 220mm caliber.
In Krasnohorivka, Donetsk region, shells hit the buildings of the village council, recreation club, school, and private houses. One elderly woman injured in Krasnohorivka. Severe gunfire in Avdiivka, Donetsk region, wounded two civilians.
Vyacheslav Abroskin, Head of the Donetsk region police states that artillery attacks on Krasnohorivka and Avdiivka caused numerous damages of power lines and gas pipes. The militants are routinely shelling the local roads.
Militants armed with heavy weapons were moving to fight Ukrainian soldiers right along the Debaltseve - Artemivsk highway (Donetsk region). The Ukrainian troops beat off this attack. Svitlodarsk, Horlivka, Novhorodske, Zaitseve, Yasunuvata, Opytne, Berezove, Starohnativka, Bohdanivka, Chemarlyk, Oktiabr (Donetsk region ) were hit by the infantry fighting vehicles, tanks, 120mm mortars, 152mm howitzers, small artillery, multiple rocket launchers “Grad”.
Stanytsia Luhanska, Shchastia, Krymske, Troitske, in Luhansk region occurred under militants’ bombardment.
During the last day one Ukrainian soldier killed and three more were injured.
12 flights of unmanned combat aerial vehicle observed in ATO area. One more hostile drone has crossed the administrative border between occupied Crimea and Kherson region near Chonhar.
Human cost of east Ukraine conflict reaches 7,000 people, says OHCHR.