The statement reads: "The invaders committed provocative attacks near Krasnohorivka in the Donetsk direction using 120-mm mortars, grenade launchers and anti-aircraft guns. The militants fired at Pisky, Opytne, Novhorodske, and Avdiivka with grenade launchers and small arms.
"The enemy fired at Zaitseve, Luhanske, and Maiorsk at the Artemivsk direction with grenade launchers, high-caliber machine guns and small arms. The invaders provided accurate fire at the Ukrainian troops' positions near Avdiivka, Opytne, Pervomaiske, Pisky, and balka Pavlova starting from 1 p.m.
"At the same time, military engineers continue everyday explosive ordnance demolition (EOD) under enemy fire. 457 pieces of unexploded ordnance (UXO) have been revealed and destroyed yesterday.
"EOD is underway in Svatove as well. 1640 pieces of unexploded ordnance have been destroyed, and 1.5 hectares of territory have been examined today. Thus, more than 30 million pieces of unexploded ordnance have been already defused and about 67 hectares of territory cleared in Svatove as of today."