In Donetsk sector the Russia-backed mercenaries fired actively along all the front line, using heavy weapons – 82mm and 120mm mortars. They fired in Svitlodarsk district (near the villages of Troitske and Luhanske), on the outslirts of Horlivka (near Zaitseve and Mayorsk), near Donetsk (in Avdiyivka and Pisky), said Colonel Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues at the briefing in Analytical-Information Center of the Ukrainian Security Service, Joinfo.ua reported.
Militants fired over 40 shells on Ukrainian positions during 31 attacks on strongholds of the ATO forces. The most difficult situation remains in Avdiyivka, where the ATO forces regularly opened fire in response, to stop the enemy’s provocations. Generally there is no quiet place in Donetsk sector. Militants carried the most intense shelling in the afternoon.
On Saturday morning during shelling a private house was ruined in Zaitseve village. And an elderly woman was injured. Three more people were rescued, they were not injured.
In Mariupol sector militants made 6 shellings yesterday. The “hot spot” was in Mar’inka, where militants made a series of attacks. During one of the attacks ammunition on a position of the ATO forces detonated.
Militants also violated the truce in Krasnohorivka and near the village of Vodiane.
In Luhansk sector it was quiet yesterday.
During the past day of hostilities two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 8 were wounded in action. Three more soldiers were wounded in explosion of a trip mine.