JFO News. Security situation UPD for 7 AM2020-03-01 09:33:00 | ID: 56063
On February 29, the Russian occupation troops have violated the ceasefire for 19 times.
The enemy shelled the JFO positions with 120mm and 82mm mortars which are forbidden by the Minsk agreements. The Russian occupation troops also used antitank missile systems, different grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and other small arms, including sniper rifles.
13 ceasefire violations were recorded in the area of responsibility of the task force East (Donetsk direction). The Russian Occupation troops shelled the JFO positions near Nevelske (6 120 mm mines), Lebedynske (10 82mm mines), Pisky (8 120mm and 6 82mm mines) with 120mm and 82mm mortars, as well as other infantry armament. The enemy also fired against Ukrainian positions near Mariinka, Pavlopil and Krasnohorivka settlements.
6 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 (7 120mm and 5 82mm mines), Travneve (3 82mm mines), and Krymske (12 120mm mines) with 120mm and 82mm mortars and other infantry weapons.
As the result of the Russian armed aggression, 3 servicemen were WIA.
The enemy has also used antitank missile systems to shell the checkpoint near Mariinka. According to the decision of the JFO Commander, the work of the checkpoint was temporarily suspended.
From the beginning of the day, 1 ceasefire violation was recorded.