Militants launched five attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched five attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Ukrinform
Militants launched five attacks, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements once, on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.

“In the zone of action of tactical force ‘East’, the enemy fired small arms on Ukrainian positions near Marinka (23km south-west of Donetsk). The enemy sniper was also detected,” the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.

In the zone of action of tactical force ‘North’, militants used 82mm mortars and heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian troops in the area of Vilne (70km south-west of Donetsk); small arms – outside Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk); hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms – near Travneve (51km north-east of Donetsk); anti-tank guided weapons and weapons on BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles – in the area of Bohuslavske.

One Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in enemy shelling in last day.

In addition, in the zone of action of tactical force ‘North’ in the morning of February 12, the enemy opened fire from 82mm mortars on Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), hitting a residential building.

According to the intelligence, three militants were killed and three more were wounded on February 12.

Today, the enemy has not opened fire yet.


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2019 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-