In a zone of carrying out anti-terrorist operation for last days one Ukrainian military was killed and three were injured, said the speaker of the presidential administration on issues of anti-terrorist operation Alexander Motesanib, reports Interfax-Ukraine.
«For the last days one of our soldier was killed, three were injured. Near n Sands a group of soldiers were blown up by the enemy stretching, as a result of our military was killed and two were wounded. Another soldier was injured in the mortar attack near the area of Mariinka», — he said at a briefing on Thursday, February 18, in Kyiv.
Motesanib informed that fixed 47 enemy attacks, a quarter of them – with the use of prohibited Minsk agreements, heavy weapons.
At the Lugansk direction during the day the enemy was led by sniper fire on positions of forces ATO.
On Donetsk the direction battles were fought in the area of Gorlovka and Donetsk, occasionally the enemy used mortars and 122-mm artillery.
On the Mariupol direction fighters led a massive mortar shelling positions of Ukrainian troops in the area Krasnogorovka and Marinka, one mortar attack took place near Chermalyk.
For the day in the area ATO recorded three flights of UAVs of the opponent – two on the Mariupol direction and one near Krasnoselovka in the Luhansk region.
The occupation troops of the armed forces of the Russian Federation in the Donbass intensified, said Matusevich.
«According to intelligence of the Ministry of defense, the occupation troops of the Russian armed forces in the Donbas increases. In the city Anthracite of the profits of two companies of Russian troops», — he said.
As said Botosani, near the village of Mikhailovka of the Luhansk region there arrived the echelon with 360 tons of fuel and lubricants, and in Slavyansk there arrived the echelon with spare parts for tanks and food.
We will remind, on February 17, the Directorate of intelligence stated that the Russian military positions near Alexander fired at residential quarters of Luhansk occupied.
In addition, in the district of Donetsk airport the militants twice shelled the ATO forces positions from «Gradov», the total number was issued 20 rounds. Fired from the occupied village Staromikhaylovk.
On the eve of the situation in the zone ATO has deteriorated – terrorists 79 times per day on February 16 opened fire near Nikolayevka and Novotroitsk held clashes with the ATO forces with DRG gangs.Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and seven were wounded.
In zone anti-terrorist operation in days one Ukrainian military was lost, three more got wounds, – the speaker of the ATO 18.02.2016