During the day the militants of illegal armed groups continued attacks of positions of forces of anti-Terrorist operation. In particular, since the beginning of the day terrorists 18 times opened fire on the strong points of the APU.
About it on Tuesday 9 February, said the press center ATO page in the social network Facebook.
«Ukrainian fortifications in the district of Trinity, which is on the border of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, were fired from heavy machine guns, anti-aircraft guns and mortars caliber 82 mm. With grenade launchers and small arms, the enemy opened fire on the strong points of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Sand and Experienced. And Avdiyivka militants fired on our positions from the APC,» he transferred to the headquarters.
As noted in the press center, hot was in the area of Marinka, where Russian mercenaries eight times opened fire on the fortifications of the ATO forces.
«Here the enemy used grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns», — stated in the headquarters.
On the Mariupol direction the strong point of the AFU near the Water, the militants fired from a grenade launcher.
As reported in the zone of the antiterrorist operation in the East of Ukraine for the last day no one Ukrainian soldier was wounded, no fatalities.
Yesterday it was reported that Russian-terrorist groups through drone attacks were sharply intensified air reconnaissance in Mariupol direction.
On 5 February at the headquarters of the ATO reported that the enemy had committed 81 the shelling of the Ukrainian positions, a record number starting from August 2015.
The speaker of the administration of the President of the ATU Andrei Lysenko said earlier that in the direction of Donetsk, insecurity remains across the front. The most difficult situation, he said, was formed in zaytsevo, where Friday was recorded a series of enemy attacks with the use 120-mm mortars. Another mortar attack occurred near Mayorsk. In addition, said Lysenko, the situation has escalated around the Donetsk airport.
Earlier also it was reported that after the closure of a crossing point in zaytsevo militants fired several settlements of more than 150 min, using «scorched earth tactics».
In the ATO area continue to come under fire. Hot only in the area of Marinci 09.02.2016