For the past day terrorists 45 times opened fire on the fortifications of the Ukrainian armed forces, using mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.
This is stated in the press center of staff ATO.
So, strongholds of forces ATO in the area of Marinci the enemy fired from grenade launchers of various systems and small arms.
In the area of temporarily occupied Gorlovka the enemy opened fire from mortars and grenade launchers on the Ukrainian fortifications in zaytsevo and Mayorsk.
It was restless in the suburbs of Donetsk, where the occupants from rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns fired at positions of the AFU in the Sands, Experienced and Avdiivka.
On the Mariupol direction fighters have intensified near Talakivka and Szerokiego. Here Ukrainian military positions came under mortar fire. Also, the enemy used grenade launchers and small arms.
Before intelligence reported that in connection with the mass defections of fighters 3 separate motorized rifle brigade (Gorlovka) their leaders are deploying in the rear of the detachments.
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 militants do not stop shelling: 45 times during the day, opened fire, aktivnichayut do Szerokiego 10.02.2016