Over the previous day, pro-Russian militants have opened fire 30 times on ATO forces positions. They have conducted 13 attacks in Donetsk direction, 12- in Mariupol direction and 5 in Lugansk direction, - reported the press center of the ATO headquarters on Facebook.
So, the situation remains tense in the Avdiivka area where terrorists during the day five times shelled Ukrainian strongholds with small arms, heavy machine guns, grenade launchers of various systems, mortars of caliber 82 and 120 mm. Also they hit Butovka mine defenders with about 200 mines.
At 19.00 near Novoselovka settlement sabotage and reconnaissance groups in the amount of 6 militants tried to enter the rear of the ATO forces. Saboteurs’ intentions were thwarted by the successful actions of the Ukrainian military.
In Mariupol direction Russian mercenaries fired ATO strongholds near Novotroitske from 82mm mortars, and in the area of Krasnogorivka they used heavy machine guns.