The Mariupol sector remains the epicenter of combat activity in Donbas. As of 6 p.m. Tuesday, Russia-backed militants have landed 23 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. One government trooper was killed and another one was wounded in combat.
82 mm mortar mines hit Ukrainian positions in Vodyane (Mariupol sector), Avdiivka and Butivka coal mine (Donetsk sector). Sniper fire was reported in Novotroitske and Avdiivka. The enemy units used grenade launchers in Avdiivka. Small arms were used during attacks on Zhovte and Valuiske in Luhansk region. Pro-Kremlin mercenaries opened fire from heavy machineguns near Kamyanka and Novhorodske.