Donbas: One Ukrainian serviceman dies over 24 hours

Russian-backed militants six times violated the ceasefire regime
23:50, 25 February 2019

On February, 25, The Russian militants violated the ceasefire regime six times in Donbas conflict zone. The Joint Forces Operation (JFO) HQ reported this on Facebook.

It should be noted, three times they used Minsk-banned weaponry. The enemy fired 85 shells of 122 mm and 120 mm calibers over 24 hours.

Related: Donbas war: One Ukrainian soldier dies, two more get injured

As a result of the attack, one Ukrainian serviceman died and one more was wounded. Ukrainian Armed Forces stopped the attack by opening fire as well. The casualties among Russian military are still being checked,” the report said.

In the East operational group action zone, the enemy fired:

  • with 120 mm mortar and 122 mm artillery systems near Lebedynske settlement;
  • with 120 mortar, near Vodiane settlement.

In the North group area, the enemy attacked our positions:

  • with sniper weaponry and small arms near Khutir Vilnyi, Novoolexandrivka and Novhorodske settlements;
  • with manual and automatic easel grenade launchers near Novotoshkivske village.

Related: Donbas: Russia violates ceasefire regime three times, one Ukrainian soldier dies

As was reported February 23, a minibus with civilians hit a mine 50 meters from the Olenivka checkpoint in the Donbas conflict zone

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