"The Russian occupation troops continue to shell the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and more often using weapons that should have been withdrawn from the contact line," the ATO HQ said in an evening update.

In the afternoon, the invaders resumed shelling of the front-line settlements. "The residential quarters of the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Vodiane and Verkhniotoretske came under fire from mortars, grenade launchers and small arms. A 49-year-old woman was wounded as a result of the attack on Verkhniotoretske," the report says.

Read alsoUkraine reports 1 WIA, 26 enemy attacks in last dayIn the Luhansk sector, the occupiers lobbed almost two dozen 120mm mines on the defenders of the village of Luhanske, which is at the Svitlodarska Duha bulge. In addition, the defenders of the village of Troyitske and the town of Zolote came under mortar fire of different calibers.

In the Donetsk sector, the enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars against the Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Vodiane and Talakivka in the afternoon. Furthermore, the militants violated the ceasefire near Avdiyivka, using grenade launchers. The Ukrainian defenders also came under sniper fire near the town of Krasnohorivka.