Russia-backed militants do not stop violating agreements on conflict de-escalation in Eastern Ukraine. Situation in ATO zone remains tense. 25 enemy attacks were recorded since midnight. At the same time, militants not only attack the strongholds of Ukrainian defenders, but also frontline settlements nearby. Unfortunately, one Ukrainian military officer was killed over past day, four more got wounded. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.
In Mariupol direction, terrorists shelled Hrafske and Olhynka from 152 mm artillery. Particularly, the projectile exploded on the road in Hrafske settlement near the building at Molodizhna Street. The hostel of Lisnyi College students was also damaged as a result of hostile fire. Over ten residential houses were damaged in Olhynka by shrapnel. Electrical substation was disabled: over 100 private households remained without electricity. Fortunately, nobody among local residents was hurt.
Illegal armed groups also attacked ATO forces near Marinka and Chermalyk using 82 mm mortars. Bandits also repeatedly fired grenade launchers and small arms of various calibers on Shyrokyne, Vodiane, Talakivka, Hnutove and Pavlopil.
In Donetsk direction, militants shelled Ukrainian strongholds near Luhansk from mortars and grenade launchers.
In Luhansk direction, bandits conducted about 10 armed provocations against ATO forces. Enemy fired 120 mm mortars at positions of Ukrainian forces near Troitske. 82 mm mortars were used near Novotoshkivske and Novooleksandrivka. Beyond that, bandits fired anti-tank missile systems twice near Novooleksandrivka. Occupants also attacked Ukrainian positions near Krymske from IFV weaponry. Invaders opened fire from infantry weapons at ATO strongholds near Zhovte, Lobacheve and Malynove.