"No Ukrainian soldiers were killed or wounded in enemy shelling," the ATO HQ said in its update on January 2.
Read alsoNo ceasefire violations recorded in last day of 2017 – ATO HQAreas near the village of Luhanske in the Luhansk sector came under 82mm mortar fire. The enemy also used large-caliber machine guns.
Ukrainian positions near the Ukrainian-controlled strategic port city of Mariupol were a hot spot in the Donetsk sector. In particular, the enemy opened fire from proscribed 120mm mortars along with 82mm mortars and infantry weapons to attack Ukrainian troops stationed outside the village of Pavlopil.
Grenade launchers of various types and small arms were used to shell Ukrainian strongholds near the village of Vodiane. The enemy lobbed over ten 82mm shells into areas where the Ukrainian army was deployed near the village of Verkhniotoretske. They also opened fire from grenade launchers and small arms.