According to the headquarters, the terrorists fired at the Ukrainian troops' positions using artillery systems, mortars, Grad MLRSes, and small arms.
"The situation is difficult in the Luhansk region. The terrorists shelled our detachments near the thermal power plant in Shchastia village as well as in the villages of Stanytsia-Luhanska, Triokhizbenka, Krymske, Olkhove. The explosions of the artillery and mortar shells were heard near the villages of Krasnohorivka, Mykolaivka, Pisky, and Avdiivka. The Donetsk airport was also shelled by the militants' artillery," the report reads.
In addition, the situation is tense at the checkpoints, observation posts and strongholds near Chornukhyne, Vuhlehirsk, Popasna and Nikishyne: "The terrorists have repeatedly opened fire at Ukrainian detachments there."
"The ATO forces completed 47 missions aimed to destroy the militants' firing-points. The militants' attempt to damage one of the communication facilities located on the territory controlled by Ukraine was unsuccessful. The enemy subversive and reconnaissance group's storm was repulsed. There were no casualties among the Ukrainian military in this battle," the press center reported.
According to the headquarters, six Ukrainian servicemen were wounded in the battles during the day. All the wounded are currently in the hospitals receiving comprehensive assistance.
"There was any shelling of our positions near Mariupol at night. The measures to strengthen the defense of this seaside town are being taken. However, the enemy conducts aerial reconnaissance actively using UAVs," the press center added.