One Ukrainian serviceman was killed in action in ATO zone yesterday. This happened in Avdiivka in a hostile attack, reported Ukrainian Ministry of Defense spokesman on ATO Colonel Andriy Lysenko at a press briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center.
In Mariupol sector, militants violated the ceasefire 14 times. Russian proxies were attacking Maryinka with mortars and grenade launchers. In Starohnativka militants were using APC weapons, Ukrainian troops had to return fire. “Moreover, the enemy opened small arms fire at Pavlopil – Shyrokyne frontline, as usual,” added Col. Lysenko.
In Donetsk sector, militants conducted 10 armed provocations at Horlivka perimeter and near Avdiivka. “The enemy conducted two attacks at Zaitseve during the night using small weapons and grenade launchers. The hostilities resumed in the morning and continued with recesses till the end of the day,” said the spokesman. Moreover, militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Novhorodske, Avdiivka and Shakhta Butovka position with small arms.