One Ukrainian serviceman died as a result of the Russian attack in Donbas conflict zone. The Russian militants violated the ceasefire regime three times yesterday, February 23. The Joint Forces Operation (JFO) HQ reported this on Facebook.
“In the East operational group action zone, the enemy fired from anti-tank missile system near Chermalyk village. In the North group area, the Russian militants attacked our positions with 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns near Katerynivka settlement”, the report said.
One soldier of the Armed Forces of Ukraine died in combat. However, Ukrainian servicemen returned fire and repelled the attack.
Earlier, a minibus with civilians took damage upon triggering a landmine in the Donbas conflict zone. The car exploded 50 meters from the Olenivka checkpoint at 12:30, when representatives of the Russian occupation forces were checking people as they entered the occupied area of Donbas.