During the past day the situation in ATO area has improved significantly, Colonel Andriy Lysenko, the spokesman of Administration of the President of Ukraine on ATO issues, said at the briefing in Ukraine Crisis Media Center, Joinfo.ua.
In Donetsk region, for the past day there were 10 episodes of violations of the silence by militants. Attacks were mostly unsighted and usually lasted up to 10 minutes.
The militants fired several times in the direction of Ukrainian positions in the area of Svetlodarsk near the village of Luganske, east of highway Debalceve – Artemivsk.
In the area of Horlivka, militants violated the silence in the village of Zaitseve and Novgorodske.
Also, during the day, militants made a series of provocations on the western outskirts of Donetsk. In particular, on the south of Avdiyivka our positions were fired from the arms of infantry combat vehicle (BMP-2); near Krasnohorivka – they launched 2 mines from 82-mm mortar launcher.
For the past day, no Ukrainian soldiers were killed or injured. However, 5 Ukrainian soldiers were injured in the detonation of explosive device. It happened near the village of Novotroitske and Novgorodske in the Donetsk region.