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During the day, the Russian-backed mercenaries continued to shell the ATO strong points, using heavy artillery.

Read alsoEscalation in Donbas: One Ukrainian soldier killed, nine wounded in past dayIn particular, the enemy opened fire from artillery systems on the outskirts of the town of Avdiyivka, as well as on the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Troyitske and Novozvanivka.

"Since the early hours of Saturday morning, five Ukrainian soldiers have been wounded," the report said.