During the past twenty-four hours, tension was maintained in Mariupol, Popasnyansky directions and in the vicinity of the Krymske settlement in the Luhansk oblast. The HQ of the Joint Forces Operation posted this on Facebook.
“Over the past 24 hours, te occupant forces opened fire on our positions 28 times. The enemy used Minsk-banned weaponry six times”, - reads the message. The enemy fired 82 and 120 mm mortars, IFVs, anti-tank missile launchers, grenade launchers, heavy machineguns and small arms.
Terrorists launched three attacks on JFO units near Luhanske, Hnutove and Vodiane using 120mm mortars. In addition, illegal armed formations fired 82mm mortars, anti-tank guided weapons outside Hnutove. Servicemen near Vodiane came under fire from anti-tank guided weapons. Militants also launched attacks near Krymske, Troitske and Vodiane, using weapons on infantry fighting vehicles.
One of the Ukrainian fighters sustained combat wounds in action. The JFO units of the defenders reliably hold the positions and positions occupied and take adequate measures. The situation in this area remains under the full control of the Joint forces.