REUTERS

"The mercenaries fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the town of Avdiyivka, the villages of Opytne, Novhorodske and Pisky. In addition, the invaders were firing rocket-propelled grenades, small arms, as well as 82mm mortars on Novhorodske for almost two hours," the report says.

The Russian proxies also fired different types of grenade launchers and small arms on the villages of Luhanske, Zaitseve and Shyrokyne.

In general, there were 14 attacks of the Russian-backed militants on ATO forces overnight.