Russian-backed militants launch ten attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in Donbas yesterday.
In Luhansk direction, the enemy used 120mm mortars, grenade launchers, weapons on infantry combat vehicles and antiaircraft mounts to shell Ukrainian strongholds near Troitske (69km west of Luhansk). Illegal armed formations also opened fire from 82mm mortars and infantry weapons on the defenders of Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk). ATO troops outside Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk) and Katerynivka (64km west of Luhansk) came under small arms fire.
In Donetsk direction, militants violated ceasefire near Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), using 120mm mortars. Ukrainian positions came under grenade launcher, heavy machine gun and small arms fire near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk). Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded over the past day.