M sector press officer Vitalii Kyrylov said on air of 112 Ukraine, Censor.NET reports.
"The battle lasted one hour, an enemy IFV was destroyed. This fact was recorded. No losses were suffered," he said.
According to him, overall, 12 attacks were carried out at the Mariupol direction, most of which - four in each case - against Shyrokyne and Marinka.
"Krasnohorivka, Hnutove, Novotroitske, and Hranitne were attacked one time each," Kyrylov added.
He also said that the Ukrainian military had to return fire five times. Moreover, according to him, militants employed banned weapons - 120-mm and 82-mm mortars.
No attacks have been recorded after midnight, the press officer noted.
As previously reported, over the last 24 hours, militants committed 33 attacks on ATO forces' positions. In particular, the enemy tried to break through Ukrainian army defenses near Novotroitske.
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