“The situation remains tense in the combat area. 9 attacks on Ukrainian positions took place”, reads the message on the ATO Press Centre’s Facebook page.
Ukrainian army emplacements near Avdiivka and Shyrokyne (both in Donetsk region) went under mortar fire. The enemy also used anti-tank missile launchers, automatic grenade launchers and small arms. Pro-Kremlin militants also fired on positions near Pervomaysk and Trudovske. The government troops opened return fire twice, using RPGs and large-caliber machinegun.