Since Wednesday morning, Russia-backed militants have launched 15 attacks on positions of Ukraine's government troops in Donbas. The enemy used mainly mortars, RPGs, small arms and heavy machineguns; several IFV attacks were reported, too.
In Donetsk sector, hostile troops fired on Avdiivka, Opytne, Pisky and Nevelske.
In Mariupol sector, Ukrainian servicemen repelled attacks on Pavlopol, Hnutove, Lebedynske and Shyrokyne.
In Luhansk region, Russia-backed militants opened fire on Ukrainian emplacements near Stary Aidar and Zhovte.