The situation in Luhansk region was the most intense – active battle actions were conducted near Krymske and Novotoshkovske. The occupants used 120- and 82-mm mortar launchers, small arms and grenade launchers trying to supersede the JF units form the firing positions and improve their tactical positions.
“The units of the Joint Forces were firmly holding the frontiers, the enemy’s attempts to move further towards our defence remained unfulfilled,” the message says.
Active combat actions near Vodyane and Shyrokyne in Mariupol sector at 18:00. Within two hours the enemy was firing from 120-mm mortar launchers. One Ukrainian soldier was injured as a result of the attack.
The defenders of Mariupol fought back against the enemy and made him stop provocation attacks.
The enemy was conducting the sniper’s fire near Krasnohorivka. As it is reported, the danger was eliminated immediately with the counter-sniper measures.
Two Ukrainian soldiers in other sectors were wounded over the last 24 hours.
According to the surveillance, three occupants were eliminated, 16 – injured on May 8.