Since day start, illegal armed groups in Donbas conflict zone have violated the ceasefire regime 17 times. Considering the threat to life, Ukrainian soldiers opened fire 12 times. There were no casualties among servicemen of Ukraine’s Armed Forces as a result of hostilities, the press center of Ukraine’s Army HQ reported in Facebook.
"The past day in Donbas ended with an increase in the number of shelling of Ukrainian positions by militants in the Donetsk sector. In the evening pro-Russian mercenaries attacked along the southeastern outskirts of Avdiivka from various types of grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms for more than 3 hours," message says.
In Donetsk area, illegal armed groups twice shelled Ukrainian positions in Zaitseve from the ICV, and at night, the enemy shelled Majorsk and Nevelske.
In Luhansk area around 18:00 militants used grenade launchers and small arms on the outskirts of the Donets village. 82-mm mortar was used not far from Krymske.
In Mariupol area, it was silent after 18:00.
As it was reported earlier 9 attacks on Ukrainian soldiers in Donbas were reported since midnight. The Russia-backed militants pay no respect to international humanitarian law, as they attack civilian settlements.