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

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

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.

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