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In the Mariupol sector, the militants opened fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars, Zu-23-2 anti-aircraft guns, and grenade launchers of various types near the town of Krasnohorivka.

The Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Vodiane came under fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms. The defenders of the village of Hnutove were shelled from 82mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, and heavy machine guns.

The Ukrainian Marines near the village of Pavlopil came under fire from infantry fighting vehicles, anti-tank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms. The Marines stationed near the village of Shyrokyne were attacked with infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers.

Read alsoOSCE SMM car damaged in anti-tank mine blast in Donbas, casualties reportedThe occupiers fired heavy machine guns on Ukrainian positions near the villages of Lebedynske and Starohnativka, while the defenders of the villages of Talakivka and Novotroyitske came under fire from small arms and rifle-attached grenade launchers.

In the Donetsk sector, the Ukrainian strongholds near the village of Troyitske were attacked with 152mm artillery, Zu-23-2 anti-aircraft guns, 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, and heavy machine guns.

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What is more, the enemy fired 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns on the ATO forces near the village of Luhanske and the town of Avdiyivka.

The defenders of the village of Pisky came under fire from 120mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, and heavy machine guns, while Ukrainian positions near the village of Verkhnyotoretske were attacked with 82mm mortars, anti-tank grenade launchers, and heavy machine guns. The defenders of the village of Zaitseve came under fire from anti-tank grenade launchers. Enemy snipers were also active in this area.

In the Luhansk sector, the Russian occupation forces fired 122mm artillery, heavy machine guns, and grenade launchers on Ukrainian positions near the village of Novozvanivka.

Read alsoUkrainian soldier killed in attack on Avdiyivka on TuesdayFurthermore, the defenders of the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka came under fire from 120mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns, while troops stationed near Novotoshkivka came under 82mm mortar fire.

The militants also used 120mm mortars to shell the Ukrainian strongholds near Orekhove, Nyzhnie and Katerynivka. The defenders of the town of Popasna and the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska and Valuyske came under fire from grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns. The occupants also fired automatic grenade launchers on the defenders of the village of Krymske.

Commanders decided to fire back in some instances when there was a direct threat to the life and health of servicemen, the ATO HQ said.