Since the beginning of the day, June 20, militants fired 16 times the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area, - stated the press center of ATO headquarters.
"The situation in the ATO area remains tense and not easy, after midnight, the Russian occupation forces continued to fire on the positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces. In total we registered 16 attacks, of which 8 - in Donetsk, 7 - in Mariupol and 1 - in Luhansk direction", - said in a statement.
At the same time ATO HQ notes that in Mariupol direction militants bombarded Ukrainian strongholds near Krasnogorivka, using heavy mortars and tanks. "From the small arms, and then from 82 mm mortars illegal armed units fired on the fortifications near Verhnetoretske", - added the press centre.