The militants Pro-Russian groups today 22 times fired at strongholds of the Ukrainian Armed forces.
On Friday February 19, reports the press center of staff ATO on your page in the social network Facebook.
In particular, 12 attacks were recorded at the Donetsk direction. Especially intensively it was fired from small arms in the direction of Krasnogorovka, Sand and Experienced. In the district of Trinity strong point of the APU is fired from anti-aircraft guns, and near the village of Lugansk on positions of our military used heavy machine gun.
On the Mariupol direction was recorded 10 provocative firing from automatic grenade launchers and small arms. In Gnutovo of the Ukrainian division were fired from 82-mm mortar. The fire was conducted from the settlement October.
In a few cases the Ukrainian military were forced to open return fire from small arms.
As reported, during the last day recorded 55 cases of violation of the ceasefire. In the press center of the ATO headquarters said that 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.
Data on redeployment of fighters near Maryinka the headquarters of the ATO transmits the OSCE.
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.
The explosion 22 times shelled strongholds of forces ATO 20.02.2016