On May, 23, Russia-backed mercenaries used missile launchers to shell Avdiivka, Donetsk region; a civilian was wounded and four houses were completely destroyed due to the attack. Besides, militants opened fire from a tank; they also used 120 mm mortars, RPGs and small arms.
Other Ukrainian positions attacked over the day in Donetsk region include Zaitsevo, Verkhnyotoretske and Pisky. In Mariupol sector, the enemy fired on Chermalyk, Shyrokyne, Lebedynske, Vodyane, Talakivka and Mariinka, using heavy mortars, RPGs and small arms. Hostile sniper opened fire near Mariinka.
In Luhansk region, enemy units opened fire from automatic grenade launchers near Krymske and Donets; a sniper fired at Ukrainian positions near Novotoshkivske.