The statement reads: "Opytne and Novhorodske villages have been attacked five times each since 8:15 a.m. Grenade launchers were employed against Marinka, Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, and Troitske. The terrorists fired at Maiorsk and Dzerzhynsk at the Artemivsk direction twice. 19 attacks, the majority of which invited Ukrainian troops' retaliation, have been recorded totally.
"The army intelligence detected and recorded two militants' tanks, which were not withdrawn from the demarcation line in violation of the Minsk agreements. One tank was spotted in the school yard and the second one - in the wooded area on the south-eastern outskirts of the village of Zaitseve."