“The enemy used 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine guns and small arms to fire on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.
In the zone of action of tactical force “East”, the Russian-led forces used 82mm mortars, mounted antitank grenade launcher, antitank missile system, heavy machine guns and small arms to shell Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka (17km north of Donetsk).
In the zone of action of tactical force “North”, the enemy fired 82mm mortars, heavy machine guns and small arms on Ukrainian positions near Zaitseve (62km north-east of Donetsk); 120mm mortars – outside Novotoshkivske (53km west of Luhansk); 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars – in the area of Orikhove (57km north-west of Luhansk); antitank missile system – near Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk); mounted antitank grenade launcher, automatic mounted grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms – outside Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk).
In addition, the enemy launched a provocative attack on the disengagement area No.3, using small arms. Ukrainian defenders did not return fire.
Yesterday, on March 5, one member of the Joint Forces was wounded and another two soldiers were injured.
Today, the Russian-occupation troops have not opened fire yet.
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