Over the past day, pro-Russian militants fired ATO forces' positions in Donbas 60 times, as a result of hostilities two servicemen were injured. This is reported by the press center of ATO headquarters on Facebook. In particular, illegal organizations 9 times used weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements.
In Mariupol direction situation was the most complicated yesterday. The epicenter of activity was Vodyane settlement, strongholds of ATO forces there the enemy attacked several times from small arms of various caliber and grenade launchers. Also yesterday, from the infantry armament, the militants fired at our positions near Talakivka, Marinka, Hnutove and Lebedynske.
In the evening, in the area of Vodyane, armed gangs used IFV armament and anti-tank missile systems. In total, 28 facts of the use of weapons by militants were reported in this direction over the past 24 hours.
In Donetsk direction militants opened fire on Ukrainian positions 15 times. Most often, the enemy shelled the positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces in the suburbs of Avdiika. They used grenade launchers of various modifications and small arms. In addition, under enemy fire from mortars of 82 mm caliber got our strong points in the area of Verkhnyotoretske, Opytne and Troitske. From the vicinity of the temporarily occupied Gorlivka, militants fired from the armored vehicles and large-caliber machine guns along the defense fortifications of the Ukrainian Armed Forces near Zaitseve.