The situation in the Donbas conflict zone remains difficult, the Ukrainian Army HQ informs. The Russian-backed militants continue violating cease-fire and conducting aimed attacks on the Ukrainian Army using the Minsk-banned arms.
Donetsk sector became the hotspot of confrontation today. Near Vodiane, Pavlopil, and Chermalyk, the enemy attacked the Ukrainian soldiers with 120, 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms. More attacks were reported in the suburbs of Maryinka and near Novotroitske.
In Luhansk sector, grenade launcher attacks were reported near Novohradske.
The Ukrainian Army opened return fire to more than a half of the reported attacks.