In the area of the ATO militants continue to shell Ukrainian position — during the last day recorded 55 cases of violation of the ceasefire.
About it reports press-the center anti-terrorist operation staff on the page in Facebook.
«22 times the opponent conducted aim fire from mortars, rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the strong points of ATO forces in Maryinka. At the checkpoint «Marinka» worked as a sniper and anti-aircraft gun of the enemy», — stated in the message.
From small arms and grenade launchers of various systems were fired Ukrainian position in the Sands, Experienced and Avdiivka, Mayorsk and Novgorod. In addition, at the stronghold of forces ATO in zaytsevo fighters opened fire with mortars.
On the Ukrainian fortifications in the Starognatovk and Lugansk fighters fired from small arms and infantry fighting vehicles.
On Lugansk the direction from mortars, small arms and rocket-propelled grenades were fired at Ukrainian positions near Bohuslav.
Yesterday in the headquarters of the ATO reported that the purpose of the seizure of Marinka Russian-terrorist forces accumulate equipment and staff. Eyewitnesses say about the arrival of a large number of vehicles, prohibited the Minsk agreements, and fighters. In particular, seen a few MLRS «Grad» and more than 10 tanks. The terrorists do not hide that plan during the day to capture Marinka.
Also earlier, the speaker of the presidential administration on issues of anti-terrorist operation Alexander Motesanib informed that the occupation contingent of the armed forces of the Russian Federation on the Donbass increases.
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.
Terrorists 55 times per day violated the «silent mode»: beat from «anti-aircraft» KP «Marinka» 19.02.2016