A day in the area ATO: one Ukrainian soldier killed, five others injured

In the area of ATO the enemy and further violated the truce and uses the weapons of the caliber exceeding 100 millimeters. This once again confirms the interest of the fighters in the escalating conflict in the Donbass, said the press center of headquarters of the antiterrorist operation on the official page in Facebook.

“In General, over the past day illegal armed groups 17 times violated the silence regime. Superior fire from infantry weapons ATO forces 13 times inhibited the activity of mercenaries. As a result of combat action one Ukrainian soldier killed, five more got wounds”, – is spoken in the message.

So, in the evening the occupants almost 2 hours beat from 122-millimetric artillery, mortars of caliber of 120 mm, rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns at the defenders Shirokino that in the coastal areas. Our soldiers met the enemy from the infantry weapons. The result of this confrontation were wounded three Ukrainian soldiers.

In Lugansk towards the Russian occupation groupings in the night was released 5 min of caliber of 120 millimeters near Walnut.

And in Donetsk direction under enemy fire from different types of grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms was hit Ukrainian army positions at the outskirts of Avdeevka, zaytsevo and Luhansk.

Earlier it was reported that Russia was recruiting teenagers in the Donbass to participate in the fighting against the Armed forces of Ukraine.