Yesterday confrontation between Ukrainian Armed Forces and Russian-backed militants took place in Shchastia, near Stanytsia Luhanska. Innumerable skirmishes of varying intensity continued for all day long, there are two civilians wounded in Shchastia. Krymskie and Zolote are two hotspots of the conflict. Heavy weapons usage is not observed across this line, as said by ATO press center.
Militants continue the “disturbing” fire against or posts, south from Svitlodarsk agglomeration.
The battles in areas, which are situated to the west from of Donetsk, Avdeevka to Marinka, have stepped up. As marked by Andriy Lysenko, ATO headquarters speaker, towns, which are situated 5-10 km from the contact line, get shelled too.
Provocations that took place near Mariupol were notices only in the morning, particularly, in Mykolayivka, Starohnativtsi and Chermalyk. The militants use small arms, mortars and howitzers
Three soldiers are wounded as a result of fighting, no one died.
Yesterday within the Donetsk and Lugansk regions 3 flights of enemy drones were observed. Today Ukrainian troops managed to shoot down a drone flying across the Sea of Azov, in the area of Mariupol.