Pro-Russian militants continue shelling in ATO area. Over the past day gunmen had fired on Ukrainian Armed Forces positions 30 times. Of this number, 22 attacks were conducted in Mariupol direction, and 8 - in Donetsk direction, reports the press center of ATO HQ.
In Mariupol direction the militants more than 10 times opened fire on our positions near Mariinka. They used small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers of various systems. Ukrainian subdivision near Pavlopil, Bogdanovka and Talakovka got under mortar fire. Also, strongholds near Starognatovka, Vodiane and Novotroitsk were fired fromheavy machine guns, automatic grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles, the report said.
In Donetsk direction militants fired on Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka and mine Butovka from heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades. A
At Lugansk direction situation was relatively quiet. In some cases, Ukrainian military opened fire in response.