Ukrainian soldier was killed as a result of fougasse, as was reported by volunteer Yuriy Kasianov on his Facebook page. According to Kasianov, on the eve of the incident, he had a phone talk with the soldier concerning fighting against smuggling. The soldier had been moving to check out some places in the grey zone of ATO area. After the explosion, his body was found without wearing bulletproof vest and without weapons. The volunteer assumes that it is not just an accident. The second time in the last few days Ukrainians are killed in the same place.
Russian-backed militants performed at attack with grenade launchers and small arms against government troops near Avdiivka, Donetsk region, states ATO press center. Tonight Ukrainian positions near Opytne, Donetsk region, faced an 82mm mortar fire. During the last day the ceasefire was violated for five times. This morning ATO press center stated that the militants shelled Ukrainian forces near Opytne once again.