Over the last 24 hours, Russia-backed mercenaries have launched 52 attacks on Ukrainian positions; five of them included the use of Minsk-banned artillery.
Emplacements in Mariupol sector took most of the fire; the enemy opened fire in Chermalyk, Vodyane, Talakivka, Lebedynske, Hnutove, Berezove and Pavlopol. The hostile units used mostly mortars, AA guns, IFVs and sniper squads. Mines hit residential quarters in Olgynka village.
In Donetsk region, the militants used mortars to shell Avdiivka, Pisky and Nevelske.
Intense mortar fire also was reported in Luhansk region – in Novotoshkivske, Krymske, Novooleksandrivka and Schastya. The enemy used RPGs to shoot at Ukrainian troops near Donets, Stanytsia Luhanska, Troitske and Lobachevo.