Militants have opened fire on Ukrainian Armed Forces positions 22 times over the past 24 hours, with more than half of the strikes being conducted at nightfall, the press center of the headquarters of Kyiv's army operation in Donbas said in a report as of 6:00 a.m. on Friday.
"They fired 120mm and 82mm mortars, as well as automatic grenade launchers at our checkpoints near Krasnohorivka, and to the south of Avdiyivka from the direction of Donetsk and its outskirts. The enemy use grenade launchers and snipers against Ukrainian soldiers near Maryinka," the press center said on its Facebook account.
Ukrainian military positions came under 120mm mortar fire in the vicinity of the Berezove-2 village, near the city of Mariupol.
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Militants also fired an automatic grenade launcher at Ukrainian army positions near Novotoshkivske, in the Luhansk region.
"The adversary has intensified its reconnaissance activity. Several unmanned aerial vehicles operated by the adversary have been seen in the sky over the past 24 hours," the press center said.