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The militants fired 82mm mortars in the direction of the villages of Novhorodske, Verkhniotoretske, and Zhovte, as well as the town of Krasnohorivka, the report says.

In addition, they fired different types of grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms on the towns of Avdiyivka, Krasnohorivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Verkhniotoretske, Opytne and Pisky. In the Artemivsk sector, the occupiers opened fire on the villages of Zaitseve, Leninske, Maiorske, Zolote and Luhanske.

Read alsoPoroshenko: We will fight for every inch of Ukrainian landThe mercenaries carried out five attacks directly on the Ukrainian positions in the Luhansk sector. They fired 82mm mortars on the village of Sokilnyky. In the Donetsk sector, the Russian proxies fired mortars, rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms on Maryinka, Verkhniotoretske, Novhorodske and Pisky, the press center said.

In general, there were 51 attacks of the Russian-backed militants on ATO forces overnight.