Donbas conflict: 19 shelling reported in ATO area over the day
The greatest number of shelling took place in Mariupol direction
From the beginning of the day pro-Russian militants opened fire at our positions 19 times, two Ukrainian military men were wounded. This was reported in the press center of the ATO headquarters on Facebook.
Most of the shelling - 12, took place at the Mariupol direction, where Ukraine's positions in Vodne area were attacked by militants who used machine guns, grenade launchers, small arms and anti-aircraft systems. Near Pavlopil, Shirokine and Hnutove shelling was conducted from large-caliber machine guns.
At the Donetsk direction, enemy fired at the defenders of Avdiivka from the grenade launchers and machine guns, and later used a tank.
Near the Luhanske settlement, the sniper actively attacked our positions. Also Ukrainian troops were shelled from automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. In Luhansk direction near Novoaleksandrivka and Novozvanivka, Russian mercenaries fired from grenade launchers of various systems and machine guns," the headquarters of ATO said.
From the beginning of the day, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded.