Currently the personnel located at the checkpoint carries out activities aimed at blocking and elimination of the gangs in conjunction with the artillery and the ATO forces armored group support, Censor.NET informs citing the ATO press-center.
"The checkpoint was retrofitted and reinforced by means of fire damage and armored vehicles in order to ensure the safety of the Ukrainian military. The terrorists, in their turn, are shelling our positions with mortars and BM-21 Grad MLRSes," the statement says.
It is also reported that the tense situation remains in the area of towns and villages of Debaltseve, Chornukhyne, Hranitne, Pisky, Avdiivka.
"The militants are shelling our positions. The ATO forces exercise strikes in response over the enemy firing points. The situation at the Donetsk airport and Mariupol is under control of the ATO forces," the statement says.