Over the previous day, Russian-backed gunmen opened fire 77 times on ATO forces positions, using banned by Minsk Agreement weapons. It is reported by the press center of the ATO headquarters.
In particular, 40 attacks reported on Mariupol direction, 19 in Donetsk and 18 in Lugansk direction. In Mariupol direction near Mariinka militants twice tried to seize Ukrainian strongholds, but the ATO forces repulsed the attack. Enemy used mortars to hit Chermalyk, Gnutovo, Shirokine and Vodiane.
Also militants used 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers, infantry combat vehicles, large-caliber machine guns and small arms near sea of Azov, and terrorists 8 times fired from a tank near Novogrigorievka. In Avdiivka militants used 122-mm guns, 120 and 82-mm mortars, rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns. Under the settlement Luganske militants fired from BMP, heavy machine guns and small arms.