Russia-backed militants used mortars in attacks on Zaitsevo, Donetsk region. The enemy fired an anti-aircraft gun at emplacements of Ukrainian troops near Mayorsk. Small arms and grenade launchers were used near Opytne, Pisky, Maryinka and Butivka mine, ATO Press Centre reported.
Large-caliber machinegun fire was opened near Luhanske; RPGs hit Ukrainian positions near Novhorodske and Verkhnyotoretske.
In the vicinities of Mariupol, army positions near Pavlopol were shot at from grenade launchers. Near Shyrokyne, an enemy sniper opened fire.
Previously, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Olexandr Turchynov said that Maryinka border checkpoint may be closed in the near future due to constant enemy attacks in this area.