Massive attacks with the use of mortars, grenade launchers and small arms took place in Avdiivka, Donetsk region, as reported by ATO Press Centre. Russia-backed mercenaries used the weapons banned by Minsk agreements while firing at Ukrainian positions near Luhanske, Zaitsevo and Opytne. The enemy also fired at residential quarters in Mineralne village.
Near Maryinka, Novotroitske and Vodyane (vicinities of Donetsk), militants fired grenade launchers, large-caliber machineguns and small arms. The Ukrainian troops opened return fire from small arms near Avdiivka and Lebedynske (both in Donetsk).
Two Ukrainian servicemen were killed, ten more were wounded in action over the past 24 hours.