The Russia-backed militants violated the cease-fire seven times from the beginning of the day. The enemy decreased the number of the fire provocations in the Donbas Conflict zone that became active at the end of the previous day. The Headquarters of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported this at Facebook.
'The most number of the shellings is fixed at the Mariupol direction. The Ukrainian locations were shelled from the small arms and the grenade launcher near Pavlopil. Also, the enemy sniper worked near Mariinka. The military of the Armed Forces got the mortal bullet wound in the result of the shellings. Also, the enemy sniper attacked Novotroitske by fire and the militants shelled this village from the infantry fighting vehicle', the Headquarters reported.
The militants opened the fire from the 82mm mortar launcher and heave machine guns at the Ukrainian militaries near Avdiivka at the Donetsk direction. Also, they shelled the mine Butivka from the grenade launchers and the small arms.