The situation in the Joint Forces Operation zone is generally under control of Ukraine forces.
Since day-start, Russian proxy forces have eight times shot at the positions of Ukrainian troops, including five times from weapons banned by the Minsk agreements.
According to the press center of the Joint Forces Operation HQ, Russian occupation troops also fired at the Ukrainian positions from the weapons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, as well as from grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms.
In the zone of responsibility of the Skhid [East] Operational-Tactical Grouping, the enemy twice fired at Ukrainian strongholds: from automatic mounted grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns – near the village of Verkhniotoretske, and from 120 mm mortars – near the village of Lebedynske.
Read alsoRussia planning offensive operations against Ukraine, General Staff in Kyiv saysIn the Pivnich [North] Operational-Tactical Grouping's responsibility zone, the invaders mounted six attacks on positions of Joint Forces: three times – from 120mm and 82mm mortars, and also from weapons installed on infantry fighting vehicles and from small arms – in the area of Novoluhanske; twice – from 82mm mortars, weapons of infantry fighting vehicles, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms – near the town of Popasna; 120mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms – near the village of Khutir Vilniy.
Three Ukrainian troops were injured in the shelling.
Units that were attacked by the enemy returned fire from weapons that are not prohibited by the Minsk Agreements.
Enemy losses are being verified.