The situation in ATO area remains tense, but controlled. Over the past day 44 attacks on Ukraine’s forces reported – 24 shelling conducted in Mariupol direction, and 20 – in Donetsk direction. – reported ATO HQ on Facebook.
After the shelling from the territory of Dokuchaevsk a peaceful Nikolayevka using mortars, gunmen opened fire on the positions of the Ukrainian military from self-propelled guns, said in a statement.
At dusk the enemy stepped up attacks in the Donetsk area. Using 120-mm mortars militants twice attacked positions of Ukrainian military near Avdiivka, and using heavy machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and anti-aircraft installations, mortars and sniper fire, militants fired on Ukraine’s defenders near Pisky and Opytne.