71 enemy attacks took place in war-torn eastern Ukraine. Russia-backed mercenaries opened fire on outposts in Krasnohorivka, Pisky, Maryinka, Avdiivka, Novhorodske, Opytne, Pisky and Butivka mine. Grenade launchers and small arms were mostly used; however, the ATO Press Centre reported an increasing number of mortar attacks, specifically in Zaitsevo and Krasnohorivka.
In Luhanske, the enemy fired large-caliber machinegun and an anti-tank missile launcher. Near Hnutove village, not far from government-held port city Mariupol, Donetsk region, militants used mortars and small arms.
Previously, on February 14, militants opened fire at Ukrainian positions 69 times.