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"In the Luhansk sector, the enemy violated the ceasefire several times at the Svitlodarska Duha bulge, using 82mm mortars and heavy machine guns against the defenders of the village of Luhanske. In addition, the illegal armed formations had been firing small arms near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska for a short period of time," the report says.

In the Donetsk direction, the enemy became more active in the Mariupol sector. "In the afternoon, the Ukrainian defenders spotted an enemy sabotage and reconnaissance group near the village of Shyrokyne that was moving toward the Ukrainian positions. When the distance became critically close, the Ukrainian military opened fire from small arms and forced the saboteurs to retreat. However, the enemy left one wounded on the battlefield," the press center said.

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In the evening, the occupiers repeatedly fired heavy mortars in the same area. More than a dozen 120mm shells blew up near the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Shyrokyne and Vodiane.

"Despite the fact that the enemy attacks threatened the lives of our defenders, the Ukrainian soldiers were forced to fire back in one case, using weapons not prohibited by the Minsk agreements," the ATO HQ said.