Following three days of relative decrease of the number of armed provocations, militants drastically increase the attacks yesterday. They are actively using heavy arms. The biggest number of attacks, 39, happened in the Mariupol sector. “Militants are using mortar launchers, 122-mm and 152-mm artillery and tanks. The situation is especially restless near Shyrokyne where attacks continued almost for 24 hours – from 2 a.m. to 10:23 p.m. Hostilities of the same intensity took place near Vodiane, Talakivka and Krasnohorivka,” said
According to Col. Motuzyanyk,
Hostilities in the Donetsk sector continue in traditional areas – in Avdiivka and the vicinity, Luhanske settlement and the perimeter of Horlivka. “Almost every attack was accompanied by fire from 82-mm and 120-mm mortars or grenade launchers. In total, militants lunched 158 mortar shells,” said the spokesman. Another Ukrainian serviceman was injured in combat near Verkhniotoretske.
According to Col. Motuzyanyk, Ukrainian side of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination secured repair of a power transmission line at Donetsk filtration plant. “The line was damaged in hostile shelling several days ago. Inhabitants of Avdiivka, Yasynuvata and the adjacent towns and settlements got access to running water again,” he said.