Pro-Russian militants since the beginning of the day 20 times opened fire on positions of forces of anti-Terrorist operations.
On Thursday February 11, reported in a press-the ATO center on the page in the social network Facebook.
«Strong points of the Ukrainian soldiers Experienced, and the Sands at the mine Butovka were fired from small arms and antitank grenade launchers. Similar weapons from the militants three times opened fire on Maryinka,» reported at the headquarters.
The fortifications of the ATO forces in Luhansk, the enemy opened fire from a heavy machine gun.
«In the area temporarily occupied Horlivka occupants used the positions of the ATO forces in the Novgorod and Varnetresk grenade launchers. In addition, our strong points in the Mayorsk the enemy had fired from anti-aircraft guns, and in zaytsevo – mortar», — stated in the press center.
On the Mariupol direction the Ukrainian fortifications near the village of Pavlopol terrorists fired from grenade launchers, and in Shirokino worked enemy sniper.
As reported, in the zone of the antiterrorist operation in Eastern Ukraine over the past day one Ukrainian soldier was killed and three were wounded. The speaker of the presidential administration of Ukraine on ATO Alexander Motesanib informed that in days was recorded 50 cases of violation of the mode of silence from fighters – all on Donetsk and Mariupol directions.
The staff also earlier reported that Russian-terrorist groups through drone attacks were sharply intensified air reconnaissance in Mariupol direction.
On 5 February the enemy made 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».
The fighters fired rocket-propelled grenades in the direction of Pavlopil, which is located in the «grey zone» 11.02.2016