The situation report reads: "The pro-Russian mercenaries have shelled Triokhizbenka village near Luhansk from 152-mm artillery twice today. Novotoshkivske came under shelling from Grad multiple rocket launchers.
"The militants fired at Sokilnyky, Shchastia and Novotoshkivske again using grenade launchers.
"The Russian-terrorist forces shelled Pisky and Opytne villages before noon using 120-mm mortar and 122-mm howitzers. The enemy tanks shelled the positions of the Ukrainian troops near the Donetsk in the afternoon.
"The perpetrators controlled by the Russian authorities employed 82-mm and 120-mm caliber mortars against Shyroka Balka village at the Artemivsk direction. Zolote and Popasna were fired at from small arms and rocket launchers," the press center noted.
"Our servicemen were attacked by an enemy sniper near Luhanske. He was located and neutralized.
"The pro-Russian gangs assaulted Shyrokyne five times using almost all types of weapons. In particular, they employed 152-mm artillery systems, rocket launchers as well as 120-mm and 82-mm mortars.
"The Ukrainian servicemen give fitting rebuff in all areas of defense and remain unprovoked," the ATO press center sums up.