During the past day, the militants fired for three times at the ATO force positions near Shyrokyne on Mariupol direction. They also used small arms and grenade launchers near Mar’yinka on Donetsk direction. Also, during patrolling of the territory four Ukrainian soldiers were injured after triggering an explosive device. “In addition, a few provocations were recorded near Pisky, Avdiyivka and Opytne. Near Krasnogorivka, the militants used a 82 mm mortar, and at Troitske – antiaircraft installation, “- said Colonel Andriy Lysenko, the Spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine on ATO issues, at the briefing in Ukrainian Anti Crisis Center, Joinfo.ua reports.
In Mykolaiv, Ukraine Security Service detained a local resident, a militant of illegal armed formation Vympel of so-called DPR, when he came home on leave from the ATO area. detained the gunman when he came home on leave. During the search, SBU found his ID of illegal armed formation, TNT bomb with two fuses and instruction on work with explosives,”- detailed Colonel Lysenko. In addition, near the village Novoselivka, Donetsk region, the Ukrainian investigators found a stash of 4 boxes of 125 mm high-explosive tank shells and propellant charges for them.
The officers of civil-military cooperation with volunteers brought another batch of humanitarian aid to the village of Zaitseve. Benefactors brought food, baby formula, hygiene products, as well as school notebooks and drawing albums for students. “Also, six trucks with humanitarian aid passed through the Novotroitske checkpoint, carrying more than five and a half tons of medicines and 96.5 tons of food. Loads were sent to residents of the Donetsk region from the International Committee of the Red Cross and charity funds of Ukraine”, – informed Colonel Andrey Lysenko.