Ukrainian defenders suffered the attack in the area of Prychepylivka; the enemy fired anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.
One Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in action.
There were to attacks in the combat zone on July 24.
July 18, parties to the Minsk trilateral talks group agreed that the ceasefire would start in Donbas on July 21. The respective document bans all kinds of military activity in the area. Besides, the parties insisted on criminal responsibility for opening fire. The agreement was supposed to be timeless; however, the Russian invaders did not live up to it, as the attacks from their positions continued.