Yesterday Russia-backed militants attacked the residential area of Maryinka with small arms. “Russian proxies wounded four civilians including two children. They were promptly provided with medical assistance,” reported Col. Andriy Lysenko, Ukrainian Ministry of Defense spokesperson on ATO, during a press briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center. In addition to this, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two were wounded in action yesterday.
In Mariupol sector, militants mortar shelled Ukrainian positions in Vodiane immediately after midnight firing twenty rounds in one hour. Moreover, Russian proxies conducted two ceasefire violations in Hnutove and Shyrokyne. Ukrainian troops returned fire.
In Luhansk sector, militants violated the ceasefire once in Stanytsia Luhanska district and attacked Krymske three times using mortars twice. All these incidents took place in broad daylight.
In Donetsk sector, hostilities took place near Horlivka and at the Shakhta Butovka position yesterday. In all cases, militants used only light weapons. “The traditional flashpoints – the Svitlodarsk area, Avdiivka, and Pisky – were calm yesterday,” noted the spokesman.