Situation in zone of anti-terrorist operation remains difficult.
According to the report of press service of anti-terrorist operation published on its official Facebook page, during the last day positions of Ukrainian troops we shelled 47 times. Russian-terrorist forcers used different types of cannons, mortars, multiple rocket launcher systems and tanks.
Terrorists are most active on 3 strategic directions in the conflict zone – Luhansk, Donetsk and Debaltsevo.
The following settlements appeared in zone of terrorist shelling: in Luhansk oblast – Stanychno-Luhanske, Artema, Vilkhove, Krymske, Shchastya, Triokhizbenka, Sokolnyky, Verkhnya Olhova: in Donetsk oblast – Maloorlivka, Pesky, Olenivka, Novokalynovo, Tonenke, Opytne, Verkhnetoretske. In addition, terrorists shelled positions of Ukrainian troops near Debaltsevo, Nikishyne, Shumy, Poltavske, Kalynivka, Troitske, Mius.
Donetsk airport remains an enduring stronghold on terrorist way. [See ATO map above for more information].
In addition, press service of anti-terrorist operation reports of 10 cases of shelling of settlements by terrorists. Information about victims among civilians is not confirmed yet.
In response to shelling carried out by terrorists Ukrainian artillery delivered 83 response strikes at their positions.