Russia-backed militants’ activity increased in the Anti-Terrorist Operation area during the past 24 hours. This was reported by the ATO press service headquarters.
“Militants shelled Ukrainian positions near Krymske in Luhansk area 5 times from different directions from 82 mm caliber mortars, grenade launchers and small arms,” the message says.
In Donetsk area the situation was tense in Avdiivka. Here, the terrorists used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns three times to shell Ukrainian positions in the evening.
Ukrainian soldiers opened fire in response 8 times.
In Mariupol area the enemy shelled ATO positions near Pavlopil and Shyrokyne from grenade lauchers.
In total, illegal armed forces violated the ceasefire regime 18 times during the past 24 hours. Five Ukrainian soldier got injured due to the attacks. ATO forces shelled in response from the weapons not forbidden by Minsk agreement.
As it was reported earlier Donbas militants prepare provocations to discredit Ukraine’s Army, according to the ATO HQ. Leaders of terrorist organizations of the occupied Donetsk and Luhansk made public traditional set of falsifications in media controlled by them.