: Fighting heats up in eastern Ukraine
Politics13:26 Mar. 28, 2016

Fighting heats up in eastern Ukraine

Russian-backed separatist forces continue shelling with mortar fire

More clashes at the front in eastern Ukraine. The situation in Avdiyivka worsened late Sunday evening.

Read also Russian-backed separatist forces use cannon artillery for first time in long period

A group of Russian-backed separatist forces attempted to storm one of the Ukrainian army positions. The soldiers there retaliated which forced the militants to flee.

Meanwhile, mortar fire could also be heard near the south-eastern city of Mariupol. The Ukrainian Army's headquarters assure there were no losses over night.

Watch also Dispatch From Avdiivka: Hottest point of fighting on Ukraine's front line

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