On March 1, the Russian militants attacked the Armed Forces of Ukraine three times, they also used the Minsk-banned weaponry twice and as a result, one Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in Donbas conflict zone. The Joint Forces Operation (JFO) HQ reported this on Facebook.
In the East operational group action zone, the enemy fired with the 82 mm mortar near Pisky settlement.
“In the North group area, the enemy attacked our positions twice with 120 mm mortar near Novoluhanske village and with grenade launchers of various system and small arms near Shymy settlement.
“As a result of the today’s attack, one serviceman of the Joint Forces operation was wounded. The attacked subdivisions were stopping the fire by opening fire as well. In particular, the enemy’s UAV was flying near one of the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, our servicemen shot the drone with the help of small arms, which was pointing out where to shoot the artillery fire”, - the report said.
The Russian casualties are still have been checking.
As we reported earlier, The Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk began the monitoring surveillance flight on the East of Ukraine.
The drone belongs to the United States Air Force and is located on the airbase in Italy, on the Sigonella Island. The drone left the airbase at 4:00 AM.
Around 7:00 AM after flying through Greece, Bulgaria, and Romania, the drone entered the Ukrainian territories in Chernivtsi region. It continues to fulfill its mission in the Donbas conflict zone.