The report reads: "In particular, the militants shelled our positions in the village of Novobakhmutivka near Donetsk with Grads at 2:35 a.m. They also shelled civilian houses in Marinka from tank at around 6 a.m. Terrorists' 122-mm artillery impacted the ATO forces' positions in Starohnativka at around 3 a.m. and in Novotroitske at 12:45 p.m., both in the vicinity of Mariupol. In addition, the invaders shelled houses of peaceful residents in Pavlopil with mortars at about 5 a.m."
According to the ATO headquarters, the mercenaries committed a heavy hour long shelling of the ATO forces' strong point in the village of Travneve at the Artemivsk direction from 120-mm mortars at 3:50 p.m.
"Ukrainian troops remained unprovoked and opened response fire only in cases of direct threats to the lives of troops strictly observing the Minsk agreements," the statement reads.