The press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) has reported about 40 instances of ceasefire violations by Donbas militants in the past 24 hours.
The militants fired 82mm and 120mm mortars three times and actively used small arms and grenade launchers to shell Ukrainian ATO forces positions near the town of Maryinka, the press center wrote on Facebook on Saturday.
In the Mariupol section, the village of Vodiane located in the so-called gray zone was shelled with 82mm and 120mm mortars.
The Ukrainian positions near the village of Mayorsk, part of the militant-held town of Horlivka were also attacked with small arms and large-caliber machineguns, while areas near the village of Novhorodske were shelled with an anti-aircraft system.
Attacks on areas around the Donetsk airport did not stop. Small arms and grenade launchers were also used to shell ATO positions near the villages of Opytne and Pisky, and south of the town of Avdiyivka.
In the Luhansk region, the village of Tryokhizbenka was shelled with small arms, grenade launchers and large-caliber machineguns. The Ukrainian forces had to fire back, using allowed weapons, and the enemy ceased their attack, the press center said.