Militants strengthened their frontline positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area with mortars and artillery. They also increased the number of the attacks over the past 24 hours. This was said by Colonel Dmytro Hutsulyak, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, as 112.ua news agency reported.
The militants conducted 20 aimed shelling.
In Lugansk sector, Russian occupation troops conducted five fire provocations near Krymske, Shumy, Zaitseve and Myronivskiy.
In Donetsk sector, the enemy launched 15 attacks of Ukrainian positions near the settlement of Vodyane, Pavlopil, Pisky, Lebedynske, Opytne and Hnutove.
As a result of the combat actions, two Ukrainian defenders were injured.
Since the beginning of the day no casualties among the Ukrainian ranks reported.
As The Journalist reported earlier, the militants launched operation «Visit»: they arresting persons who raise suspicion of disloyalty to the occupation regime.