Over the day, militants opened fire 35 times on the positions of the ATO forces, - reported the press center of ATO HQ.
"During the day, Russian invaders 35 times opened fire on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the zone of the antiterrorist operation. Most attacks took place near Donetsk. In particular, militants held 6 fire strikes from mortars near Shirokino and 5 near Avdiivka. Also enemy fired on Ukrainian positions in Opytne, Luganske, Nevelske and Pisky using weapons of smaller caliber” - stated in the message.
From heavy machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and small arms insurgents shelled the neighborhood of Mayorsk, Verhnetoretske and Novoselovka.
Ukrainian forces several times were forced to open fire in response in order to maintain their positions and stop the enemy.