Kyiv, 29 December 2014 – In contrast with previous ones last night in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone was not calm. “Illegal armed groups fired 8 times at the positions of Ukrainian military with small arms, mortars and artillery. Moreover there was an engagement between militants and Ukrainian servicemen in the area near Pervomaysk,” informed Leonyd Matyukhin, ATO spokesman via Skype at a briefing at the Ukraine Crisis Media Center.
At night terrorists fired with mortars at Pisky and twice at Hranitne. Used small arms to fire at the new terminal of the Donetsk airport and at Petrovske locality. Localities Novotroyitske and Pisky (twice) came under artillery fire by terrorists.
The enemy was deploying UAVs more actively. The UAVs were spotted near Novoselivka, Talakivka, Sartana and Hnutove localities.