Ukrainian military report shelling by militants
The Ukrainian military have said that militants in Donbas have opened fire 16 times against their positions since this morning, using small-arms weapons, grenade and mortar launchers and artillery.
"They fired small-arms weapons against our military near the villages of Pisky, Shumy, Leninske and Chernukhyne, and grenades near Starohnativka and Hranitne," the press center for the anti-terrorist operation in east Ukraine wrote on Facebook.
According to the Ukrainian military, on Tuesday militants "most often fired mortars." "They launched ten attacks on the populated areas of Slavne, Shumy, Ridkodub, Debaltseve, the Donetsk airport and around Nikishyno and two attacks on Leninske," the press center said.
Militants, too, fired artillery near Bohdanivka, the statement said. "A hostile sniper was operating near the village of Nikishyne," the statement said.