31 attacks took place in Donbas over the day, ATO Press Centre reported. Nine times Russia-backed militants fired at Ukrainian outposts near Avdiivka, using mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machineguns and small arms. The enemy attacks near Mineralne, Donetsk region, were repelled; mercenaries retreated.
Mines from 82 mm mortars hit Ukrainian positions near Zaitseve and Opytne. Near Novhorodske, militants fired from infantry fighting vehicles. Tryokhizbenka also went under attacks, where the enemy used automatic grenade launchers and small arms.
Russian proxies attacked the checkpoint in Maryinka, Donetsk region, where Ukrainian troops opened return fire and suppressed hostile sniper positions.