Militants from the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics (DPR and LPR) shelled Ukrainian government forces' positions 47 times between 6:00 a.m. Tuesday and 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, the press center of the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine reports.
"Forty-seven attacks have been recorded over the past 24 hours, including 29 in the Donetsk sector, 15 in the Mariupol sector, and 3 in the Luhansk sector," the press center reported on Facebook on Wednesday.
In particular, militants fired 82mm mortars upon Ukrainian government forces' strongholds in Mayorsk and grenade launchers and large-caliber machineguns upon those in Zaitseve and Novhorodske.
Ukrainian government positions in Opytne, Pisky, and Avdiyivka were shelled with "various types of weapons," it said.
The press center of the Ukrainian government forces also said the situation in the area of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka was unstable. Mortar fire was also opened upon Ukrainian government positions in Talakivka, Chermalyk, Hnutove, Krasnohorivka, and Nevelske.
Militants reduced their activity at about midnight, the press center reported.