"The operational situation as of 4:00 pm, October 13 is as follows: uncontrolled terrorist militant groups repeatedly fired on the ATO forces' positions near the towns of Avdiivka, Debaltseve, Chornukhyne, and Shchastia. The terrorists used MLRS BM-21 Grad to shell our forces near Komuna village.
An armed clash near Smile prevented a terrorists' attempt to deploy their road block. Decisive actions of the Ukrainian units resulted in scattering of the militants and maintaining the area under the control of our forces.
In the area of Talakivka near Mariupol the militants fired mortars and small arms at the ATO positions. The terrorists' firing points were neutralized by return fire. There are no casualties among the Ukrainian servicemen.
After an artillery barrage the militants attacked the Donetsk airport. The storm attempt was deflected, the object remains under our control. Over the past 24 hours 12 militants were killed, a tank and Tigr armored vehicle were destroyed.