Over the previous day, pro-Russian militants fired at the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 54 times, reports the ATO HQ press center.
"Also over the past day, one Ukrainian soldier was killed, seven more servicemen were injured," the report said.
At the Mariupol direction, from the mortars of 120 mm and 82 mm caliber, grenade launchers and small arms, the enemy fired at positions near Vodiane. 120-mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms were used to attack our strongholds near Hnutove, and 82-mm mortars and grenade launchers - near Shirokine.
From the grenade launchers of various systems and large-caliber machine guns, the enemy opened fire on the positions of Ukrainian troops near Marinka. Of the anti-tank grenade launchers and machine guns of large calibers, the enemy shelled ATO forces positions near Pavlopil and Krasnohorivka, and from the machine guns of large calibers - near Novohryhorika. From small arms, the enemy fired at ATO forces near Lebedynske and Chermalyk. Enemy snipers operated in the vicinity of Marinka, Bohdanivka and Vodiane.
In Luhansk direction of the 120-mm mortar, the enemy was striking the strong points near Katerynivka. From the mortars of 120 mm caliber of and grenade launchers of various systems, the enemy fired at positions near Troitske, and from 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers and machine guns of large calibers - at strongholfs near Novozvanivka. The grenade launchers of various systems were used to attack the defenders of Krymske, Popasna, Valuisk and Stanytsia Luhanska. From small arms, the enemy fired at Lobachev settlement defenders.