Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 21 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbass in the past 24 hours, the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update.
The Russian occupation forces were active in all sectors and opened aimed fire at the defenders of the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Krymske, Orikhove, Novoluhanske, Zalizne, Kamianka, Pisky, Vodiane, Hnutove, Shyrokyne, Talakivka and Pyshchevyk.
One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two more soldiers were wounded. According to the intelligence, three militants were killed and three more were wounded.
Since Wednesday midnight, Russian-led forces have mounted seven attacks on the Ukrainian positions near the towns of Svitlodarsk and Avdiyivka, and the villages of Luhanske, Vodiane and Lebedynske. The enemy used 82mm mortars three times.