The situation in the ATO zone tends has become more violent in the past 24 hours. Militants attacked positions of Ukrainian units in Donbas 51 times, the ATO press center wrote on its Facebook page.
Attacks intensified in the Mariupol direction, where 35 ceasefire violations fire were recorded. The Ukrainian forces' positions near Hnutove, Talakivka and Shyrokyne appeared to be under enemy shelling. The militants shelled the positions in Novotroitske from mounted ZU-23 anti-aircraft guns.
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The enemy repeatedly executed fire on ATO forces' positions near Avdiyivka from small arms, heavy machine guns, grenade launchers and 82mm mortars.
The enemy fired the units of Ukrainian soldiers on the outskirts of Novoselivka from 23mm mortars prohibited by the Minsk agreements.
"The day passed relatively quietly in Luhansk region," the statement says.