Russian occupation forces opened provocative firing of heavy machine guns and small arms in Verhnetoretskoe, the Donetsk direction.
The ATO forces units were shelled from rocket-propelled grenades and small arms near Avdeevka and Yasinovataya.
Avdeevka was also fired with 82-mm mortar launcher. Moreover, sniper activity was recorded near Avdeevka, and the Ukrainian military were shelled with small arms in the Vodyanoe, Pavlopole, Talakovka and Maryinka.
At nine a.m., the militants used small arms, grenades and infantry fighting vehicles to fire the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Mariupol direction, near Shirokino. The sniper activity was recorded near Maryinka as well.
In the Luhansk direction, the militants shelled Novoaleksandrovka with small arms, informs the ATO Headquarters press center.
Moreover, 2 UAVs of the occupation forces were observed in the Mariupol direction. One at a height of 500 meters was moving in the direction of the Vodyanoe and Kominternove, the other one moved in the direction of the Vodyanoe and Dzerzhinske at a height of 600 meters. The fire was not opened.
Overall the situation in the ATO zone is characterized as "quiet mode" except for the rare armed provocations carried out by the militants.