On a festive day the militants continued to violate the ceasefire in Donbas conflict area. They shelled the positions of the Ukrainian military 12 times. This is reported by the press center of the antiterrorist operation headquarters in Facebook.
It is noted that in Luhansk and Mariupol directions militants used large-caliber machine guns and grenade launchers to fire Ukrainian positions.
"From midnight, the militants fired three times from large-caliber machine guns and small arms at our fortifications near Talakivka. And the invaders fired at the approaches to Hnutove, while the anti-tank grenade launcher was used by the pro-Russian mercenaries near Pavlopol. On Luhansk direction, the positions of the Ukrainian military got under grenade launcher fire, as well as near Novoolexandivka and once at Popasna," the report said.
On Donetsk direction from the beginning of the day, one enemy shelling was reported. In total, the militants shelled positions of our Armed Forces forces 12 times. No losses in the ranks of Ukrainian defenders reported over the day.