From the beginning of the day on February 17, illegal armed groups attacked the Ukrainian positions 10 times in the area of the antiterrorist operation. As a result of the fire of militants, none of the servicemen of the Armed Forces suffered. This is reported by the press center of the headquarters of Donbas conflict on its Facebook page.
In the Luhansk direction, according to the report, the militants used 82-mm mortars and 122-mm artillery systems at Ukrainian support points near Luhansk.
Not far from Troitske, the militants fired from 120-mm mortars and arms of the IFV.
"After lunch, the invaders stepped up in the Krymske area, where they repeatedly fired at Ukrainian defenders from mortars, heavy machine guns and small arms," the report said.
In the Donetsk direction, the militants fired from prohibited weapons near Pisky. In particular, they used 120 and 82 mm calibermortars and also fired from the tank armament.