Russia-backed occupation forces continue shelling ATO forces in Donbas. Enemy opened fired on the strongholds of Ukrainian Armed Forces 31 times since midnight. Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed, five more got wounded as a result. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.
In Mariupol direction, enemy fired 120 and 82 mm mortars, ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft auto cannons and grenade launchers of various types at strongholds near Krasnohorivka. IFV weaponry, anti-tank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms were used to attack Pavlopil and Vodiane. Shyrokyne was attacked from IFV and APC weaponry. Heavy machine guns were fired at Hnutove.
In Donetsk direction, enemy fired 120 and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns at Avdiivka. 120 and 82 mm mortars were used to attack strongholds near Luhanske. Enemy attacked positions near Zaytseve using anti-tank grenade launchers, enemy snipers were also active in the area.
In Luhansk direction, Russia-backed occupation forces used 120 mm mortars to attack positions near Nyzhnje settlement and 82 mm mortars at strongholds near Novotoshkivka. Enemy fired automatic grenade launchers at Krymske, while Popasna suffered heavy machine gun fire.
Commanders took decisions regarding adequate fire in response in certain cases when there was danger to lives and heath of military officers.