Militants shell Ukrainian positions 44 times
The night in the ATO area in eastern Ukraine was restless as the Russian-backed militants had stepped up attacks on Ukrainian positions, the ATO press center reported.
The militants shelled the positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces 44 times.
The enemy used small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers of various systems to fire on Ukrainian positions near the Donetsk Airport.
The militants were shelling Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk) from automatic grenade launchers during an hour.
The terrorists also launched attacks on Ukrainian fortifications near Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk), Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk), Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Novhorodske (34km north of Donetsk), Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Troitske (69km west of Luhansk).