ATO conflict escalates: militants shell 117 times

Source : 112 Ukraine

Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed
08:04, 1 March 2017

Open source

Militants shelled Ukrainian Armed Forces positions 117 times during the past 24 hours. Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and two were injured as a result of the shelling. This was reported by the press service of the ATO headquarters in Facebook.

In Mariupol direction, militants shelled Vodyane from 122mm artillery. They were shelling Hnutove, Vodyane, Shyrokyne and Pavlopil from mortars. The enemy hit Krasnohorivka, Pohody, Pavlopil and Hnutove from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. Sniper was shooting at Ukrainian positions in Shyrokyne and Novotroitske. IFV weaponry was used in Mariinka.

In Donetsk direction illegal Russian units shelled Butivka mine, Verkhnyotoretske and Novhorodske. Militants shelled Luhanske and Troitske from 152 mm artillery; they hit Pisky, Zaitseve, Luhanske, Kamianka, Troitske, Docvechene, Novoluhanske, Avdiivka and Novotoshkovkske from 120 and 82 mm mortars.

Related: Russia threatens retaliation if Donbas trade embargo continues

Militants shelled , Zaitseve, Luhanske, Verkhnyotoretske, Nevelske, Bohdanivka and Avdiivka from heavy machine guns and small arms. IFV weaponry repeatedly shelled in Luhanske.

In Luhansk direction militants shelled Krymske from 152 mm artillery, they hit Popasna, Orihove, Novozvanivka, Novooleksandrivka and Krymske. The enemy shelled Stanytsia Lusanska and Novooleksandrivka from small arms. Sniper was shooting in Zhovte. IFV and APC was used in Novozvanivka.

Earlier it was reported that two military officers died, one was wounded in Donbas. Enemy attacked 56 times during past day.

Related: Russia may use Savchenko to oust OSCE from negotiations with militants

Система Orphus

If you find an error, highlight the desired text and press Ctrl + Enter, to tell about it

see more