The illegal armed groups violated truce 23 times last 24 hours, the press service of Ukraine’s Army HQ in Facebook reports.
“Ukrainian officers fired back almost every other militants’ attack, Ukrainians used weapons not banned by the Minsk agreement. No casualties reported among Ukrainian soldiers,” the press center reports.
In spite of truce agreements reached the militants continued shelling Ukrainian army positions, using different caliber mortars.
Thus, the enemy was active near Avdiivka industrial zone – militants used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms three times after 6 p.m.
Apart from that the Ukrainian forces near Mayorsk, Verkhnyotoretsk and Nevelske came under fire. Enemy shelled Pisky with 10 120 mm shells and infantry fighting vehicles at 8 p.m.
In the direction of Luhansk militants used grenade launchers to fire Ukrainian strongholds near Stanytsya Luhanska and grenade launchers near Novozvanizvka.
Ukrainian positions came under enemy’s fire from heavy machine guns three times in Vodyane, Donetsk region.