The latest update reads: "The mercenaries were shelling positions in the vicinity of Krasnohorivka with 82-mm mortars from midnight until the morning and employed small arms near Marinka and Novotroitske.
"The Russian terrorists increased the number of attacks on ATO forces' fortified positions near Avdiivka using 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, and small arms after 3 p.m.
"The militants committed strike on fortified positions near Zaitseve with 120-mm mortars and fired at the positions near Leninske with high-caliber machine guns.
"The Russian mercenaries attacked the defenders of Maiorsk with grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms.
"The enemy tried to invite our soldiers' retaliation by indiscriminate assaults on strong points near Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Novhorodske, and Avdiivka."