The situation in ATO area remains complicated. Since the beginning of the day the militants continued shelling on positions of Ukrainian soldiers, 9 times opening fire on the strongholds of the ATO forces in Donbas, - reports the press center of ATO HQ.
So, at midnight, the positions of the military in Avdiivka were fired from prohibited by Minsk Agreement 120-mm mortars. Also during the day Ukraine’s defenders were being fired from small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers of various systems.
It is noted that the strongholds of the ATO forces near Luganske and Novgorodske enemy fired from automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns, and near Shirokino and Lebedinske - from anti-tank missile system. In addition, the sniper fire was reported in the Troitske area.
As noted in the press center of the ATO, the Armed Forces of Ukraine did not open fire in response, did not respond to the provocation of the enemy.