Russian occupation forces in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, continued shelling Ukrainian defense positions on Friday, leaving three Ukrainian soldiers injured.

The enemy violated ceasefire 13 times over the past day, Joint Operation Forces press service reported in a morning update on Facebook.

Occupation forces engaged Ukrainians with  proscribed 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars, as well as large-caliber machine guns and other small arms.

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In the area of ​​responsibility of the Skhid [East] tactical grouping, Russian occupation forces shelled Ukrainian defense lines six times near Maryinka, Nevelske, Vodiane, and Novotroyitske.

In the area of ​​responsibility of the Pivnich [North] grouping, seven enemy attacks were recorded near Orekhove, Luhanske, and Pivdenne.

From day-start on Saturday, Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire twice.