April 21, the headquarters of the ATO stated the aggravation of situation in Donbas. Over the past day pro-Russian militants shelled the positions of the Ukrainian military 47 times, which is 29 more than on Wednesday, April 19.
April 20, in the war zone on Donbas, two people were killed, eight Ukrainian soldiers were wounded.
Militants fired the Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka in Donetsk direction from tanks, 120 and 82-millimeter grenade launchers, and large-caliber machine guns. The positions near the Butovka mine were fired from tanks, 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.
Local residents inform about the turbulent situation and in a number of other areas people write in social networks about the sounds of artillery launches from Kadiivka, Irmino and Pervomaisk of Luhansk region.
Earlier, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov stated that the military command of the Russian Federation transfers its servicemen under the guise of militants’ mobilization in the occupied territories of Donbas.