"Terrorists fired mortars on Ukrainian troops' strongholds near Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Opytne, and Nevelske at the Donetsk direction; Marinka and Chermalyk at the Mariupol direction. Twice, at 6 a.m. and around 4 p.m., our positions near Avdiivka came under tank and IFV fire.
"Using grenade launchers and heavy machine guns, Russian occupants hit our strong points in the vicinity of Opytne, Pisky, Avdiivka, Novhorodske, and Zaitseve. Enemy snipers became more active near Pisky and Butivka mine. Ukrainian army positions near Vodiane and Shyrokyne were struck with automatic grenade launcher and small arms," the press center informed.