Illegal armed units of pro-Russian mercenaries opened fire in all sectors of Donbas on Thursday.
82 mm mines hit Ukrainian positions near Shyrokyne and Novotoshkivske; RPG and heavy machinegun fire was reported near Vodyane and Mayorsk.
Over the day, pro-Kremlin militants went for two armed provocations aimed at observers of OSCE SMM. Specifically, they fired on an OSCE drone and attacked the Ukrainian sapper squad, which inspected the roadway near Talakivka, Donetsk region; Deputy Head of the OSCE SMM Alexander Hug was supposed to drive this roadway, and the Ukrainian engineers went under fire while inspecting the road. Hostile snipers opened fire, wounding one Ukrainian serviceman.