Positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Donbas came under fire 27 times on Monday, the press center of the headquarters of Kyiv's army operation in eastern Ukraine reported on its Facebook account.
"Twenty-seven strikes against positions of Ukraine's Armed Forces have been recorded in the past 24 hours, including 21 strikes in the Donetsk region and six near the city of Mariupol," the press center said.
Ukrainian military positions in the vicinity of Luhanske and the Zenit checkpoint near Avdiyivka came under 82mm mortar fire, the press center said, adding that four mines were launched during that attack.
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Large-caliber submachine guns and grenade launchers were used against Ukrainian checkpoints near Zaitseve, Mayorsk and Avdiyivka, while small arms were fired at Ukrainian military positions in Maryinka.
In a separate development, Ukrainian positions in the vicinity of Mayorsk and Luhanske came under sniper fire on Monday.
"Strikes against positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were stopped at midnight," it said.