The situation in the ATO area remains tense, but controlled by Armed Forces of Ukraine. Over the past day militants shelled the positions of Ukrainian units 71 times. A record number - 62 attacks – were held in Donetsk direction, 8 - in the direction of Mariupol and one in Luhansk direction, - reported ATO HQ on Facebook.
All along the demarcation line 19 mortar attacks were registered. In Avdiyivka area militants besides mortars and grenade launchers twice used tank and cannons caliber 122 mm.
An intense fire from mortars, grenade launchers and small arms the enemy kept on Ukrainian strongholds near Zaytsevo and Maiorsk. Fortifications around Luhansk terrorists fired three times from BMP.
In Mariupol direction near Gnutove prio-Russian terrorists fired on the ATO forces fortifications using mortar. With a grenade launcher and a machine gun they fired on Maryinka and Vodiane. Using the large caliber guns enemy fired Ukrainian stronghold near Novozvanovka in the Luhansk region.