Russia-backed terrorist forces increased the number of provocative shelling on positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces. 59 attacks on Anti-Terrorist Operation forces were recorded over past day. Four Ukrainian servicemen got wounded. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.
Maritime direction remains the epicenter of confrontation. Thus, marines in Shyrokyne were shelled from 120 and 82 mm mortars, heavy machine guns, enemy also fired 82 mm mortars and automatic grenade launchers in Vodiane. Marinka defenders were attacked with 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Enemy opened fired at strongholds near Krasnohorivka, Hnutove and Pavlopil using grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns. Enemy IFV and anti-tank grenade launchers were fired at Novohryhorivka. Positions near Novotroitske were attacked with machine guns and firearms. Enemy attacked Ukrainian positions near Berezove using heavy machine guns.
In Donetsk direction, militants used APC, 120 and 82 mm mortars to attack Verkhnyotoretske. 120 mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and IFV weaponry were fired at strongholds near Pisky. Enemy used 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns to attack defenders of Avdiivka and Troitske. Grenade launchers and machine guns were fired at Kamianka and Butivka mine, while Opytne was attacked from heavy machine guns. Anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms were used against Ukrainian forces at Novhorodske and Luhanske. Enemy snipers were active near Pisky, Zaytseve and Troitske.
In Luhansk direction, enemy fired automatic grenade launchers at Novooleksandrivka, strongholds near Donets were attacked with firearms.