According to the headquarters, the enemy committed strikes on the Ukrainian troops' positions from weapons, which had to be withdrawn from the demarcation line to the distance of at least 25 kilometers yet in early March.
"Our strongholds at the Donetsk front near Krasnohorivka and Pisky were shelled from 120 mm mortars. The resumption of the terrorists' provocative attacks this night was also recorded at the Luhansk direction: the enemy forces used BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launchers against the ATO troops' positions near the village of Sokilnyky at 09.35 p.m. In addition, the criminals attacked Stanytsia Luhanska and Sokilnyky villages using small arms and grenade launchers. The criminals also hit our checkpoint near the village of Donetske from 120 millimeter mortar at 09.45 p.m," the statement reads.
It is also noted that Shyrokyne village at Mariupol direction was fired at from small arms and grenade launchers three times through the night.
There were no armed provocations recorded near Artemivsk.
"The terrorists used weapon ten times from 8 p.m. to midnight March 19. Five more cases of truce violation were recorded from midnight to 7:00 a.m. March 20," the press center added.