Ten attacks occurred in the combat area in eastern Ukraine over the last 24 hours; in five cases, government forces returned fire. One Ukrainian serviceman lost his life and another two were wounded during the period.
In Luhansk region, Russian mercenaries shelled Kryakivka and Krymske, using 120 mm mortars.
In Avdiivka, Kamyanka, Pisky and Opytne, militants opened fire from small arms, heavy machineguns and RPGs. One Ukrainian fighter was killed and another one wounded during the skirmish in Opytne. Another one received combat injuries during attack near Kamyanka.
Gunfire was reported near Shyrokyne, Vodyane and Starohnativka, too.