Operative information on situation in JFO area as of 11.00 February 17, 2022

2022-02-17 10:00:00 | ID: 66523

As of 11.00 February 17, 2022, the Ukrainian Defence Forces recorded 29 ceasefire violations committed by the Russian occupation forces, 27 of which by using weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements.

The Russian occupation forces cynically shelled STANYTSIA LUHANSKA, Luhansk region. Terrorists fired 32 shots from 122mm heavy artillery systems. The building of kindergarten with children was damaged. Also, the infrastructure was damaged and a half of the locality was left with no power.

According to preliminary information, three workers of the kindergarten got concussion. The soldiers of the Joint Forces operatively evacuated children and nursery teachers to shelter.

In the vicinity of NOVOTOSHKIVSKE the Russian-led forces fired three times from 122mm artillery, 120mm mortars and tripod-mounted anti-tank grenade launchers.

Near VODIANE, the occupants shelled Ukrainian positions using 120mm mortars, tripod-mounted anti-tank grenade launchers and automatic grenade launchers.

In the direction of TRUDIVSKE the enemy fired from 82mm mortar.

In the direction of STAROHNATIVKA – from 120 and 82mm mortars, automatic grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

In the direction of STARYI AIDAR and MARIINKA – from 120mm mortars.

In the direction of PIVDENNE, MAIORSK – from 82mm mortars and automatic grenade launchers.

In the direction of LOBACHEVE – from 82 mm mortars.

In the direction of NOVOSELIVKA DRUGA – from anti-tank missile systems.

In the direction of LUHANSKE – from 122mm artillery and 120mm mortars.

In the direction of MARIINKA – from 120mm mortars.

In the direction of SVITLODARSK – from 120mm mortars and heavy machine guns.

In the direction of TROITSKE – from tank and 120 and 82mm mortars.

In the direction of POPASNA – from tripod-mounted anti-tank grenade launchers.

In the direction of ZAICEVE – from automatic grenade launchers.

In the direction of NEVELSKE – from 120mm mortars.

In the direction of SHUMY – from 120mm mortars.

In the direction of POVOZVANIVKA – from 152mm artillery.

In the direction of TRAVNEVE – from 120mm mortars.

In the direction of STANYTSIA LUHANSKA – from 82mm mortars and automatic grenade launchers.

In the direction of AVDIIVKA – from 120mm mortars.

In the direction of PISKY – from 82mm mortars.

As a result of enemy’s action, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded. He is in medical facility; his health condition is moderately severe.

According to preliminary information, two civilians were wounded as a result of enemy’s shelling.

It should be noted that the enemy continues to use propagandistic methods of hybrid war to accuse the Armed Forces of shelling civilians and hide own insidious actions.

Ukrainian Forces fired in response to suppress enemy’s activity, strictly adhering to the Minsk agreements.