“Near Donetsk, pro-Russian armed gangs shelled our emplacements 17 times. Near Butivka coal mine and Avdiivka, they fired small arms, heavy machineguns, RPGS, 82 and 120 mm mortars”, reads the message by the anti-terrorist operation staff's press centre.
Mayorsk, Zaitsevo were also shelled from mortars; near Luhanske, enemy opened fire from large-caliber machineguns and grenade launchers. Near port city of Mariupol, Donetsk region, 18 attacks on Ukrainian positions took place. Novotroitske and Lebedynske went under fire from 120 mm mortars.