JFO News. Security situation UPD for 7 AM

2020-02-27 09:25:37 | ID: 55980

On February 26, the Russian occupation troops have violated the ceasefire for 10 times.

The enemy shelled the JFO positions with 120 mm mortars which are forbidden by the Minsk agreements. The Russian occupation troops also used different grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and other small arms.

6 ceasefire violations were recorded in the area of responsibility of the task force East (Donetsk direction). For two times, the Russian occupation troops used 120mm mortars and antitank grenade launchers to shell the JFO positions near Mariinka (11 mines) settlement. The enemy also fired against Ukrainian positions near Pavlopil and Avdiivka settlements.

4 ceasefire violations were recorded in the area of responsibility of the task force NORTH (Luhansk direction). The Russian occupation troops shelled the JFO positions near Orihove settlement with 120mm (4 mines) mortars. The enemy also fired against the JFO positions near Zolote-4, Novotoshkivske and Luhanske settlements.

As the result of the IED explosion 1 serviceman was KIA. 2 were WIA during enemy’s shelling.  

Ministry of Defense of Ukraine expresses sincerest condolences to families and loved ones of the deceased defender!

From the beginning of the day, no ceasefire violation was recorded.