According to the report, more than 30 attacks occurred from 6 p.m. to midnight. Overall, during the last 24 hours, terrorists used 152-mm and 122-mm artillery 11 times, 120-mm mortars - 19 times, tanks - three times.
As the statement reads, from 6:40 p.m. terrorists again fired from a tank at the Avdiivka coke plant. At 10:10 p.m. they shelled the Avdiivka residential area from 152-mm and 122-mm artillery systems.
"Using weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements, the militants actively shelled the ATO forces positions near Novhorodske, Opytne, Krasnohorivka, Nevelske, Avdiivka, Pisky. Harassing fire was also recorded near Shyrokyne, Maiorsk, Marinka, Bolotiane etc.," the report reads.
"As of 6 a.m. today, July 21, our positions near Rozsadky, Maiorsk, Zaitseve, Lozove were shelled from 152-mm artillery at 4:30 a.m., near Bohdanivka - from a tank. Near Donetsk airport, Novomarivka, Troitske, Stanytsia Luhanska, Marinka terrorists used small arms. Ukrainian defenders rebuffed the enemy using non-prohibited weapons," the press center added.