Russia-backed militants keep on shelling Ukrainian positions in Donbas, using offensive weaponry banned by Minsk deal, ATO Press Centre reported at Facebook.
Specifically, mercenaries fired at Ukrainian emplacements near Krasnohorivka from 82 and 120 mm mortars. Mortar attacks were also reported near Zaitsevo and Mayorske, Donetsk region.
“The situation remains complicated in the vicinities of Donetsk. Avdiivka, Maryinka, Pisky, Opytne and Butivka coal mine were fired at from small arms and grenade launchers”, said the message.
Near Horlivka, pro-Russia militants used small arms and large-caliber machineguns to fire at Ukrainian positions in Troitske. Near Novhorodske, the enemy used RPGs and infantry fighting vehicles. In total, 47 attacks in the combat zone were reported since morning of February 6.
Previously, the enemy attacked ATO positions 84 times, which set the record in number of attacks since the beginning of the year.