According to Anti-Terrorist Operation press center, the Russia-backed troops opened fire 57 times over the last 24 hours: 30 times in Donetsk region, 16 times in Mariupol region and 11 times in Luhansk region.
The separatists shelled from 120 mm mortar Ukrainian positions in Troitske, Novoselivka and Avdiivka, and from 82 mm mortar in Verkhnetoretkse, Avdiivka and Novgorodske.
In breach of Minsk Agreements Russia-backed militants attacked Ukrainian Arm Forces from 152 mm artillery system in Lebedynske, and from 120 and 82 mm mortar in Shyrokyne. The occupationists delivered fire from Infantry Fighting Vehicle and anti-tank missile near Novogrygoryivka. Militants' snipers were detected in Maryinka.
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The Ukrainian Army's positions were attacked from 82 mm mortar and automatic grenade launchers near Popasne, Novoalexandrivka, Bohuslavske and Novozvanivka, trying to provoke the troops to return fire.