Krasnohorivka in Marinka Raion of Donetsk region was heavily attacked over the past 24 hour period, militants were shelling inhabited locality for two and a half hours non-stop. This was reported by the Spokesman of the Defense Ministry Andriy Lysenko during briefing.
Enemy violated silence regime in Novotroitske and Starohnativka. 16 attacks in Mariupol direction were reported in total. 10 of them were from heavy weapons.
"The highest number of enemy attacks was reported in Mariupol direction. There were more attacks than in other two directions put together. Occupants used heavy weapons all over the front, particularly in the Marinka district, Novohryhorivka, where nearly 150 mortar shells and 9 artillery shells were released,” Lysenko said.
In Luhansk direction, fighting continued in Stanytsia Luhanska region. Particularly, hostile attacks lasted more than 2 hours in the regional center. Apart from small arms, the enemy also used armored vehicles.
Invaders also broke silence regime in the frontline village Valuyske. Occupants opened fire in the evening in Krymske, using mortars, 28 shells were released in direction of Ukrainian forces overall. Shelling lasted for 1.5 hours.
In Popasna Raion, a series of attacks took place. 10 attacks were recorded overall in Luhansk direction, 2 of them - from heavy weapons.
In Donetsk direction the enemy opened fire twice on the Ukrainian positions. The shelling lasted for about 50 minutes. In Avdiivka, a firefight between the ATO forces and militants occurred.