The report notes that "During the day, the militant gangs focused their efforts at the Debaltseve direction. The terrorists opened fire 27 times using Grad, artillery and mortars against Chornukhyne, Sanzharivka, and Zolote. In addition, the infantry of the illegal armed groups tried to storm Debaltseve and Mius.
"The terrorist groups have also intensified their activity at the Donetsk direction. Pisky, Avdiivka, and Vodiane were fired at with the use of small arms, rocket-propelled grenades, and mortars.
"The occupied city of Donetsk was shelled by the militants fired from Makiivka in order to blame the Ukrainian military.
"In total, the illegal armed groups used weapons against our troops 38 times over the past 24 hours.
"Three times the criminals fired with artillery, 15 times from multiple rocket launchers BM-21 Grad, 11 times the enemy used mortars, and twice resorted to tanks."