Over the past day, the enemy's armed groups 15 times violated the regime of silence in Donbas. The Ukrainian military on nine occasions returned fire from small weapons.
Ukrainian army sustained no casualties last day, the press center of the ATO said in a Facebook statement on Friday, 20 October
"In general, Russia-backed groups reduced the number and intensity of attacks, except for the Donetsk sector", ATO HQ said.
In the evening, militants twice within a few hours fired heavy machine guns and small arms at the positions of Ukrainian troops near Butivka coalmine. From 19:00 and almost until midnight, terrorists fired grenade launchers and machine guns at the defenders of Avdiyivka and used the same kind of weapons in the area of Verhnyotoretsk.
In the coastal sector, the militants twice used automatic and anti-tank grenade launchers on the outskirts of Vodyane. The defenders Hnutove found themselves under heavy machine gun fire.
In the Luhansk sector, the terrorists shelled the strong points of the Ukrainian army in Shchastya a grenade launcher and small arms at around 8 pm.
On Thursday, militants five times violated the ceasefire.