"In the afternoon, not far from the temporarily occupied Horlivka, invaders delivered aimed anti-aircraft and IFV fire on ATO forces positions in the vicinity of Novhorodske. The same positions also got under RPG, heavy machine gun, sniper, and small arms fire.
"Terrorists used heavy machine guns to hit Zaitseve situated in the same area of the demarcation line.
"The situation remains tense in the vicinity of Donetsk. Militants used RPGs and small arms to deliver sighted fire on our positions near Krasnohorivka, anti-aircraft guns - on Marinka, heavy machine guns and sniper weaponry - Pisky.
"In the Luhansk region, militants fired 82-mm mortars twice on Ukrainian troops positions.
"Shyrokyne also saw the rise of terrorist activity today. Militants delivered intensive aimed small arms fire on out position there. In order to suppress enemy fire, the military were forced to fire back," the press center reported.