Positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Donbas came under fire 91 times on Monday, the press centre of the headquarters of Kyiv's army operation said on its Facebook account.
"Ninety-one instances of shelling were recorded in the past day, including 46 in the Donetsk region, 25 in the Luhansk region and 20 near the city of Mariupol," the press centre said.
Eleven artillery strikes were conducted on Ukrainian military positions in Nevelske, Avdiyivka, Keramik, Peski, Zaitseve, Dacha, and Kadem in the Donetsk region, it said. More than 40 152mm projectiles and over 200 122mm projectiles were fired during the strikes.
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Mortars of different calibres, grenade launchers and large-caliber machineguns were used during strikes from Nevelske to the northern edge of the Svetlodarsk arc. Ukrainian military positions in Kyrove, Troitske and on the outskirts of Avdiyivka came under mortar fire. Armoured hardware was more than once used against Ukrainian army positions near Verkhnetoretske and Luhanske. Anti-aircraft guns were also used in Luhanske. Ukrainian fortifications in Peski and Kamenets came under tank fire, and snipers were active in Verkhnetoretske.
Mortars, grenade launchers, and submachine guns were used against Ukrainian army positions in Novooleksandrivka, Krymske, and Stanytsia Luhanska in the Luhansk region. Grenade launchers of different systems were used in Novozvanivka, Popasna, and Zhovte, large-caliber submachine guns were fired in Zolote and infantry fighting vehicles were used in Zhovte. Snipers were also active in Novozvanivka, Novooleksandrivka, Zolote, and Zhovte.
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A multiple-launch rocket system was fired on Krasnohorivka, near the city of Mariupol, at the beginning of the day. Mortars, grenade launchers, and submachine guns were used against Ukrainian positions in Shyrokyne. Mortars were fired in Krasnohorivka, Pavlopil, and Taramchuk, grenade launchers and large-caliber submachine guns were used against Maryinka. Talakivka and Hranytne came under small arms fire. Infantry fighting vehicles were also used against Ukrainian fortifications in Talakivka. An aerial reconnaissance attempt was recorded in this sector as well.