JFO News. Security situation UPD for 7 AM2020-02-20 09:31:00 | ID: 55875
On February 19, the Russian occupation troops have violated the ceasefire for 11 times.
The enemy shelled the JFO positions with 120 mm and 82 mm mortars which are forbidden by the Minsk agreements. The Russian occupation troops also used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and other small arms, including sniper rifles.
8 ceasefire violations were recorded in the area of responsibility of the task force East (Donetsk direction). The enemy shelled Lebedynske settlement with 82mm (15 mines) mortars. Moreover, occupation troops fired against the JFO positions near Mariinka, Vasylivka, Slavne, Shyrokyne, Krasnohorivka and Novotroitske settlements.
3 ceasefire violations were recorded in the area of responsibility of the task force NORTH (Luhansk direction). For two times the enemy shelled the JFO positions near Luhanske settlement with 82mm (6 mines) mortars, as well as used 120mm (6mines) mortars against Ukrainian positions near Orihove settlement.
As the result of the Russian armed aggression, 1 serviceman was WIA.
From the beginning of the day, Russian occupation troops shelled our positions near Novomykhailivka with 120 mm mortars, as well as grenade launchers and small arms.