REUTERS

At dawn, the enemy fired 122mm artillery systems on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Pavlopil in the Mariupol sector, as well as 120mm mortars near the village of Hnutove. In addition, the illegal armed groups shelled the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Talakivka and Vodiane, using small arms, grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles.

In the Donetsk sector, at the beginning of the day, the Russian occupation forces carried out several attacks on the Ukrainian positions in the southern and eastern outskirts of the town of Avdiyivka, using 82mm mortars and infantry weapons. In the morning, the militants launched more than a dozen of 120mm mortar shells on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Verkhniotoretske.

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The situation in the Luhansk sector was rather tense today. The Ukrainian positions near the Bakhmutka highway came under enemy fire. In particular, the invaders repeatedly opened fire from 120mm mortars, 152mm artillery systems and grenade launchers on the Ukrainian soldiers near the villages of Krymske and Novotoshkivske. Moreover, the Russian-backed mercenaries used heavy machine guns and grenade launchers near the villages of Troyitske and Novo-Oleksandrivka, and the town of Popasna.

There were no killed and wounded in action today, the ATO HQ said.