The situation in the conflict zone of Donbas remains tense, but controlled by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Militants shelled Ukraine’s Armed Forces positions 84 times over the past 24 hours, reports the ATO press center on their Facebook page.
The biggest number of shellings in Mariupol ndirection was in Shyrokine. The enemy fired from 120 and 82 mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers and heavy caliber machine guns. Grad multiple launch rocket system fired near Vodyane. Sniper worked in Mariinka. Grenade launchers and heavy caliber machine guns were used to shell strongholds of Ukrainian marines near Pavlopil, Lebedynske, Hnutve, Chemarlyk.
Avdiivka was the hottest point in Donetsk direction, being shelled from 120 mm and 80 mm mortars, anti-tank missile system, heavy caliber gun machines and grenade launchers. Zaytseve was shelled from 152 mm cannon artillery. Luahanske, Troyitske and Verkhnyotoretske were hit by heavy caliber machine guns.
In Luhansk direction, the most severe attacks were made against Ukrainian soldiers in Novozvanivka – militants fired from 120 mm mortars, grenade launchers and machine guns. Krymske was shelled with 82 mm mortars, Stanytsya Luhanska - from grenade launchers and small arms.
Ukrainian soldiers fired back to turn down militants activity.