In Donbas, a military man died as a result of the attack from the grenade launcher near Butivka mine. One more military is wounded as Ukrinform reported citing Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Colonel-General Ruslan Khomchak.
“I would like to report that literally on the way here I received information that near Butivka mine, at 72nd brigade, unfortunately, after two shots from the tank and anti-tank grenade launchers of the enemy on the lockout, one military man was severely injured and died during the provision of the medical aid; the second wounded is observed,” Khomchak said.
As we reported, since the beginning of the day, February 19, Russian militants breached the ceasefire in Donbas three times. In Donetsk region, the enemy attacked Ukrainian positions near Pivdenne, using automatic grenade launchers and small arms. The mercenaries also opened fire from automatic and hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers near Luhanske.