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Most of the shelling was recorded on the Mariupol line. The enemy opened fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars, heavy machine guns, and grenade launchers of various types on the defenders of the village of Krasnohorivka. The Ukrainian positions near the village of Novotroyitske came under fire from 120mm mortars and grenade launchers. The militants fired 82mm mortars on positions of the ATO forces near the village of Berezove, while automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the positions near the village of Hnutove. The occupiers also used anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns near the village of Vodiane, as well as small arms against defenders of the village of Shyrokyne.

In the Donetsk direction, the Ukrainian fortified positions near the town of Avdiyivka came under fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars and heavy machine guns. The enemy snipers were active near Butivka coal mine and Avdiyivka.

Read alsoEscalation in Donbas at night: Two KIA's, four WIA's, enemy uses banned armsIn the Luhansk sector, the Russian occupation forces opened fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Novotoshkivka. The enemy also fired 82mm mortars and grenade launchers on the defenders of the village of Krymske, while antitank missile system on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka. The ATO positions near the village of Zhovte came under fire from small arms.

"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.