Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

A Ukrainian soldier is reported to have been killed in the latest militant attacks, while another serviceman was wounded in action.

Illegal armed groups have been shelling continuously the positions of the ATO forces in Prymorsk and Donetsk directions. Starting 18:00, militants opened fire six times from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms on the APO strong points near Avdiyivka.

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In the Mariupol direction, large-caliber machine guns were fired on the fortifications of ATO forces near Lebedynske, Vodiane, Hnutove, Pavlopil, and Berezove. Grenade launchers were used near Talakivka and Bohdanivka.

Almost at 22:00, a Ukrainian soldier was killed and another was wounded in an 82mm mortar shelling of the Ukrainian positions outside Krasnohorivka.