"At about 9 a.m., not far from the temporarily occupied Donetsk, the enemy for half an hour was delivering aimed small arms and RPG fire at our positions near Opytne. Effectively using small arms against terrorist firing points, our fighters forced aggressors to cease fire.
"In the same locality, an enemy sniper tried to hit ATO soldiers. All the attempts were unsuccessful.
"Another case of aimed small arms fire at Ukrainian defenders occurred near Marinka.
"In addition, illegal armed gangs delivered random automatic grenade launcher fire towards our strongholds to the south of Avdiivka, near Opytne.
"No enemy activity has been recorded today at the Luhansk and Mariupol directions," the report notes.