Speaker of the Information Centre of the National Security and Defense Council Andrii Lysenko said about it, Censor.NET reports, citing LigaBusinessInform.
Ten Ukrainian army soldiers have been killed and another 55 have been injured as a result of fighting.
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"Fighting continues at the Pervomaisk-Alchevsk direction and for the control over "Marynivskyi corridor". Yesterday the terrorists repeatedly counterattacked Savur-Mohyla height, which is under the control of the Ukrainian military. They are trying to return the height from which they used to fire permanently at the Ukrainian positions," Lysenko said.
According to him, the Ukrainian military successfully repelled all counterattacks.
"According to the State Border Guard Service, the fire support to the terrorists near Savur-Mphyla was given by the Russian military from the village of Novoaleksandrovskoe. Grad systems fired from a distance of 200-300 meters from the border," the speaker of the National Security and Defense Council said.