Russia-backed fighters breached the ceasefire 30 times in the conflict zone, ATO Press Centre posted at Facebook.
"During the last night, militants violated the ceasefire over 30 times. They opened fire from heavy machineguns, grenade launchers and small arms, shooting at Pisky, Krasnohorivka and Opytne (Donetsk area). They also used AA guns, tanks, 82 mm and 120 mm mortars to fire at Krasnohorivka. The enemy fired at Kurakhove using multiple missile launchers”, the message says.
A brief shootout between Ukrainian troops and militants’ sabotage and reconnaissance group took place near Novotroitske village, in the vicinity of Mariupol, Donetsk region.
Shyrokyne village near Mariupol was attacked, too. “The pro-Kremlin mercenaries fired grenade launchers, heavy machineguns and 82 mm mortars, after midnight they twice fired 122 mm artillery. Besides, the militants stepped up their activity in Luhansk region. 82 mm mortar shells hit our positions near Tryokhizbenka. The enemy used grenade launchers to fire at emplacements near Schastya and Zhovte”, says the message posted by ATO Press Centre.