The Main Intelligence Directorate (HUR) of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.
"The enemy continues to use the practice of firing at their own positions in order to discredit the ATO [anti-terrorist operation - Ed.] forces and "register" violations of the cease-fire by the Armed Forces of Ukraine,'' the statement reads.
Ukrainian intelligence claims that on April 8, the military of the 11th separate motorized rifle regiments of the '1st army corps (Donetsk)' of the Russian Armed Forces fired at the neighboring positions from small arms and then reported on a sniper fire by the ATO forces.
"It's hot. Shelling intensified, lasts two to four hours," - Ukraine Armed Forces fighters in Avdiivka industrial area. VIDEO(0)