Over the past day in the fighting in Eastern Ukraine, no Ukrainian soldier was killed, however two were injured.
On this day, February 12, the speaker said the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on ATO Colonel Alexander Motuzyanyk during a press briefing at the Ukrainian crisis media center.
«Over the past day by fighting no Ukrainian military was killed and two servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed forces were injured,» said Motuzyanyk.
According to him, it happened on the Mariupol direction, near the towns of Shirokino and Water.
Motuzyanyk announced that on Saturday in Lugansk direction there was not a single case of violation of ceasefire regime by the enemy.
On the Mariupol direction recorded 36 attacks.
«Almost all of the activity of the enemy was concentrated on the front section of Pavlopol, Shirokino. The enemy day and night firing at Ukrainian strongholds. Late in the evening, militants have provoked near krasnogorovkaya. An intense exchange of fire between forces of ATO and occupiers yesterday it lasted about an hour. A total of 36 enemy attacks recorded in Mariupol direction», — said Motuzyanyk.
As for the Donetsk direction, the fighting continued in the industrial area of Avdeyevka and on its flanks.
«Intermittent enemy shelling continued for about 8 hours. The enemy is actively used mortars, while fired at our positions a few dozen munitions. Just yesterday in Donetsk direction was 23 enemy attacks, 6 of them with mortars,» — said Motuzyanyk.
4 February it was reported that during the exacerbation of the confrontation near the Town, the militants fired more than 7,500 ammunition from heavy weapons and 13 times carried out the assault against the position of the armed forces and the population in the area of the settlement.
We will remind, on January 29 it was reported that the Russian occupation of hybrid armed groups have carried out assault operations in the area of Avdeyevka industrial area to seize positions of Ukrainian Armed forces and that both sides suffered serious losses.
Note that, despite the constant shelling, evacuated the residents of the Town today will return home.
In the direction of Mariupol two Ukrainian soldiers got wounds, — Motuzyanyk 12.02.2017